AUSTIN (July 30, 2012)—Texas Rangers and Maverick County sheriff’s investigators are trying to identify two men found shot to death on the Texas-Mexico border and authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to arrests in the killings.
The two men were found dead on May 22 in an irrigation canal along FM 1588 north of Eagle Pass.
Both had been shot in the head.
A Texas Ranger forensic artist created renderings of the victims that were released Monday.
The man with the mustache and the black shirt was Hispanic, 19- to 22-years of age, 5-foot-6, 130 pounds and had wavy black hair and brown eyes.
He had a barbed wire tattoo on his upper right arm and the letter “A” tattooed on his upper left arm.
He was wearing a robber wristband bearing the words “Germany” and “Brazil.”
The other victim was also Hispanic, 17- to 19-years of age, about 6 feet tall, 160 pounds and had short straight black hair, brown eyes and a small mole on his left cheek near his ear.
He was wearing a black string necklace with a small medal of the Virgin of Guadalupe.
Investigators are asking anyone with information to call the Maverick County Sheriff’s Office at (830) 773-2321 or the Texas Rangers at (830)- 703-1202.