Man found dead lying in Brownsville motel room

Motel 6 in Brownsville

A man was found lying unconscious at a Motel 6 in Brownsville.

The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. at the Motel 6 located on the 2200 block of East Expressway 83 in Brownsville.

The Brownsville Police Department and Brownsville Fire Department with Emergency Medical Services responded to the call.

Justice of the Peace Linda Salazar went to the scene, and the man was pronounced dead.

Judge Salazar ordered an autopsy Saturday morning to determine the cause of death.

It has not yet been determined how the man who is believed to be in his 40s died, and the incident is still under investigation.

Action 4 News will continue to provide updated information as it is made available.