The Brief: Unidentified Migrants' Mass Grave Spurs Calls for Investigation

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The discovery of a mass grave in Brooks County containing jumbled together remains of unidentified migrants already has a couple of state lawmakers calling for an investigation of what happened. State Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, said he was asking the cemetery to be secured "to prevent any evidence from being damaged, tampered with, or destroyed."

He added, "There's no question in one way or another that this is illegal, whether it violates the actual penal code or it if constitutes fraud." His statement came on the heels of a call from state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa ...

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