News From the Border

Providing the news from a different front but from a war that we must win as well! I recognize the poverty and desperate conditions that many Latinos live in. We, as the USA, have a responsibility to do as much as we can to reach out to aid and assist spiritually with the Gospel and naturally with training, technology and resources. But poverty gives no one the right to break the laws of another sovereign nation.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Agents find body of smuggler killed by bandits

Aug. 15, 2008 10:28 AM

TUCSON- U.S. Border Patrol agents say they've found the body of a man believed to have been killed by bandits west of Green Valley while he was smuggling marijuana into the country.

Agency spokesman Rob Daniels says the agency began looking for the man's body after survivors of the attack reported it to the Mexican consulate in Tucson. Consul officials then alerted U.S. authorities.

Daniels says the consulate told authorities that the man was among as group of people carrying bundles of marijuana into the country when they were confronted by bandits early Monday.

Searchers using dogs found the body of a young man on Thursday. He had no identification.

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