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El Paso firefighters pull body out of canal near border

El Paso firefighters work to recover a body out of a canal along Paisano.
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El Paso firefighters work to recover a body out of a canal along Paisano.

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso firefighters on Wednesday afternoon recovered a body from a canal near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Fire crews were summoned around 1 p.m. after U.S. Border Patrol agents spotted the body in the canal near Paisano and Schuster.

A fire department spokesman said after it was recovered, the body was turned over to the El Paso County Medical Examiner to determine the victim's identity and cause of death.

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