May 27, 2013
Two separate cases of Texans who went missing in Matamoros-one found dead
A Valley family says three of their loved ones have gone missing in Mexico, among them, a former Marine.
Armando Torres III, Armando Torres Jr., and Salvador Torres were last seen on May 15th, when they crossed the Los Indios International Bridge
Patricia Torres says, “Armando’s parents and my mother in law, they’re waiting for an answer, well us too and its pretty hare you know, to deal with this every day and it’s horrible.”
Family members say the FBI is now investigating the disappearance of the three men.
Texas Man Missing in Matamoros Found Dead
A Harlingen [Texas] family’s search has ended in tragedy.
Family members confirmed that the body of Apolonio “Polo” Sanchez, Jr. was found south of the border in Matamoros.
The Harlingen home health care provider went missing in Mexico on the weekend of May 10th.
Sanchez was supposed to coach a youth soccer game but never made it to the field. Family members reported that 49-year-old man’s body was found over the weekend.
The Harlingen man’s remains have since been returned to the United States.
No word on arrests or suspects at this time but the case is been assigned to homicide detectives. [Valley Central]