EAGLE PASS - An unidentified man was found dead near downtown Eagle Pass, the Eagle Pass Police Department announced Tuesday afternoon.
At about 8:27 a.m, police responded to an "unconcious person" call under a small bridge on Monroe St., about two blocks away from the Garrison St. overpass.
Police believe the man, who has yet to be identified, died after falling into the ditch as he had apparent facial and cranial injuries.
Justice of the Peace Tere Melendrez pronounced the man dead at around 9:30 a.m., and ordered an autopsy be performed to determine the cause of death.
The case remains under investigation.