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Fisherman makes gruesome discovery on Hog Island

Posted at 11:28 AM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 19:50:06-04

ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS — Aransas Pass police say a fisherman made a gruesome discovery Monday morning while he was fishing.

Officers on Marine 1 were sent to Hog Island located north of Highway 361 in Aransas Pass after they received a report of found human remains discovered.

When investigators arrived at the scene, they discovered the remains were human and they closed off the area in search of other clues.

Police said the Texas Rangers and Nueces County Medical Examiner were called in to assist with evidence recovery and investigation.

Detectives said they are working to determine the age and identity of the person.