According to a report from Fox News, a Texas National Guard Soldier drowned in the Rio Grande on Friday while trying to rescue migrants from the river. “The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirmed the incident in Eagle Pass and said that a body has been recovered,” Fox reports.
Fox News border correspondent Bill Melugin shared the tragic news on Twitter:
“BREAKING: Multiple sources tell me a Texas National Guard soldier has just drowned in the Rio Grande here in Eagle Pass while trying to save migrants in the water. Texas DPS confirms, and tells me a body has been recovered. I’m told a statement will be coming out soon.”
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) April 22, 2022
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