Jogger finds body in sugarcane field

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department

A man TMs body was found in a sugarcane field near Mercedes.

A puncture wound was found on his upper torso, according to authorities.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Department responded to the call around 7:00 p.m., after a passerby found the body near Mile 12 and a half.

The area is currently blocked off as investigators are piecing together what happened.

Authorities have not yet released the man's identity as they are still processing the scene.

According to authorities, the man did have identification on him.

Action 4 News will continue to provide information as the story develops.