Saturday , August 09, 2008 Posted: 07:33 PM
Starr County Homicide
FRONTON - Police say a body found Friday night was violently attacked.
Border Patrol found the victim Friday night on the riverbank in the town of Fronton, just west of Roma. Police say he had his throat slit, a knife was stuck in his chest, and was shot several times in the stomach. They estimate the body had been there for about three days.
Police are now working some leads and waiting on autopsy results. They have not released the victim's identity. They've only said he was in his mid-30s, Hispanic, and had a tattoo on his chest.