Border officials, overwhelmed by migrant drownings, request refrigerator storage
Deaths at the u-s mexico border have already hit a historic high.
Now…Officials are sounding the alarm specifically on the amount of migrants drowning…
As mortuaries is border towns hit capacity.
Officials are now requesting refrigerators to store bodies in.
Mortuaries and funeral homes have run out of room.
Fire officials in eagle pass texas say deadly crossings through the rio grande river are happening on a daily basis.
The water level where migrants are crossing can be below the knee then one step over — drop 10 to 12 feet.
Officials in eagle pass are pleading with federal officials to visit and see the numbers for themselves.
The amount of drownings across **this sector of the rio grande used to be 12 people a year.
They are are on pace to recover 300 migrant bodies this year.