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Body found in McAllen identified as missing San Juan man

Source: Twitter- Chief Juan Gonzalez

A body found in McAllen yesterday has been identified as 34-year-old Mario de Jesus Adame Vasquez.

Vasquez, a San Juan resident, had been missing since Jan. 7.

At around 3:30 p.m on Friday, Jan. 18, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about suspicious circumstance at a canal located south of 6 Mile Line and Ware Rd near north McAllen.

When they arrived at the scene, deputies found a red duffel bag containing Vasquez’s body.

Investigators confirmed the identity through fingerprints. Autopsy results are currently pending, however, according to Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra, foul play is suspected.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the case.

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