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The authorities have successfully recovered the body of a brave Texas National Guard soldier who tragically drowned while attempting to rescue migrants in the Rio Grande, Your Content has learned.
Specialist Bishop E. Evans, a 22-year-old resident of Arlington, Texas, was located in the river on Monday, following his disappearance on Friday.
He had selflessly entered the water to assist two migrants who were struggling against the powerful current.
The discovery of Specialist Evans’ body was confirmed by U.S. Representative Tony Gonzalez, shedding light on the devastating outcome of the rescue effort.
It has been revealed through preliminary investigation that the migrants involved in the incident were engaged in illicit transnational narcotics trafficking.
This incident highlights the immense risks faced by both migrants and those dedicated to their safety along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Texas National Guard soldier’s bravery and sacrifice will be remembered, and his recovery serves as a solemn reminder of the dangers inherent in such operations, according to The Guardian.