Thursday, June 30, 2011
Border Patrol Finds 5 Bodies in Desert
Agents say the bodies were found in five separate incidents Tuesday in the vast Sonoran desert that also resulted in the rescue of 36 illegal immigrants.
A Tucson Sector search team rescued 12 illegal immigrants and found one person dead, possibly from dehydration.
Ajo Station agents say they found one body three miles north of the Lukeville Port, and Casa Grande agents discovered a set of human remains in the West Desert.
Casa Grande agents also discovered the body of a deceased woman near San Miguel.
In another section of the desert, BORSTAR agents say they rescued 15 illegal immigrants suffering from dehydration and found one person dead.