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Body of man in his 30s pulled from Rio Grande in Lower Valley

EL PASO, Texas -- A man's body was pulled by firefighters from the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border in the Lower Valley on Monday afternoon.

El Paso Fire Department divers retrieved the body about 2 p.m. after it was spotted floating by the U.S. Border Patrol and Mexico National Guard on the northern river bank, south of the Fonseca Exit off of Loop 375/Border Highway.

Authorities said the apparent drowning victim was in his early to mid 30s and his body was believed to have been in the water for a couple of days.

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Jim Parker

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