Sheriff investigating after body found along Donna road

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a man’s body found wrapped in a blanket Tuesday morning alongside a rural Donna road.

Deputies received a call from a concerned citizen alerting them to the possible body around 8:20 a.m., according to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sr. Deputy Jena Pacheco-Palacios. The body was discovered on Dillon Road between East Curve and East Curry Roads.

Investigators have ordered an autopsy, Pacheco-Palacios confirmed.