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Police: Dead man found floating in the Rio Grande near Brownsville

Photo Credit: CBS 4 News

Firefighters fished a dead man from the Rio Grande on Wednesday near Brownsville.

Border Patrol agents contacted police at 6:42 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Facebook post published by the Brownsville Police Department.

"The body was that of a male subject wearing a black shirt, striped white cargo shorts and white tennis shoes," according to the Facebook post. "The body did not have any form of identification and there were no apparent signs of foul play since the body was in a state of decomposition."

Justice of the Peace Linda Salazar declared the man dead and ordered an autopsy.

Police have not yet identified the man.

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