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Border Patrol says agents found the bodies of three people who died trying to cross the US-Mexico border

(CNN)Since Thursday, US Border Patrol agents have found three bodies of people who attempted to cross the southern border into the US, a Customs and Border Protection news release says. On Thursday, the McAllen Border Patrol station responded to a call of a dead person in the Rio Grande near Havana, Texas, and helped recover the body with the help of the US Coast Guard, CBP said. Two days later, a Coast Guard unit patrolling the river near Mission, Texas, contacted McAllen Border Patrol station about another dead person in the Rio Grande, Border Patrol said.Both bodies were transported to the Hidalgo County morgue, the release said. On Sunday, agents patrolling the ranchland in Kenedy County found another person dead in the brush, CBP said ...