RGC PD investigating 50-year-old man’s death

The Rio Grande City Police Department is investigating the death of a person found Thursday afternoon.

In a news release, authorities say an officer was flagged down at 5:30 p.m. in reference to a dead body near 3rd and Fairgrounds in Rio Grande City.

The person has been identified as 50-year-old Jose Rocha Jr.

The cause of death is unknown and an autopsy has been ordered.