The Dead In The Desert: Unknown Burials And Operation ID

“I’m glad they’re finding these bodies, especially the unidentified ones. I think if I had a son or daughter who was missing, I’d want to know.”

By David Martin DaviesJanuary 16, 2020 10:00 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

It’s estimated that in the last 10 years about 700 migrants died crossing the desert in Brooks County. This is ground zero of a South Texas humanitarian crisis where migrants risk death in order to enter the U.S. without legal authorization. What happens to the human remains of those who don’t make it? There is an effort to identify those bodies and reunite the remains with families.

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