Homicide investigation underway after body found in brush

NEAR EDINBURG — Sheriff’s officials are asking for the public’s help after a man was found dead inside his vehicle early Tuesday morning, according to the department’s official social media page.

There are few details available regarding the death of the San Carlos man after sheriff’s deputies responded early Tuesday morning to a brush area in rural Edinburg where they discovered a parked vehicle.

Authorities identified the deceased as 37-year-old Anastacio Rocha, who was found near Big Five Road and Mile 14 North.

Calls made to sheriff’s officials were not returned as of press time and no other details have been released.

It is not known how or when Rocha died.

Anyone with information regarding this incident may call the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-8477.