Skeletal remains found in Mission

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of skeletal remains found near Military Parkway and Inspiration Road on Thursday morning.

The area is near Rio Grande Veteran’s Cemetery, Bentsen Palm Community Park and the National Butterfly Center, but is mostly undeveloped fields of grass and brush.

The City of Mission Hike and Bike Trail paths also run through the area.

An autopsy has been ordered and the investigation is ongoing.