Sheriff investigating death of man found in western Hidalgo County

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an equivocal death investigation here after responding to a call about a man who was discovered dead on  someone’s property in the western part of the county.

The call came in shortly before 3:30 p.m., said spokeswoman Deputy Jena Palacios Pacheco, and the man was found west of Farm-to-Market Road 492 on 3 Mile Line Road.

There were no signs of foul play, Palacios Pacheco said, and the department ordered an autopsy to determine cause of death.

The story and headline have been changed to reflect that the body was found on someone’s property in western Hidalgo County.