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    TX: Search continues for Falcon Lake victim

    Search continues for Falcon Lake victim
    By Lynn Brezosky - Express-News Web
    Posted: 10/01/2010 9:00 CDT


    BROWNSVILLE — Texas officials on Friday reissued warnings of danger on the Mexican side of Falcon Lake reservoir as hopes dimmed for finding a 30-year-old oil worker reportedly shot through the head during an outing to view ruins past the international line.
    The incident, the fifth reported confrontation by armed bandits since April, is the first believed to have been deadly.

    David Michael Hartley's wife, Tiffany, told the Zapata County sheriff's office boatloads of armed men opened fire at the couple Thursday and continued the barrage even as she fled the scene, keeping chase after her at least a half mile into the U.S. side.

    She said she'd tried to circle her personal watercraft to try and save him, but under the spray of bullets, saw it was futile and fled.

    A witness corroborated the account, Zapata County Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez said.

    He and other public officials, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry, state Reps. Aaron Peña, D-Edinburg, and Ryan Guillen, D- Rio Grande City, said the incident amounted to an incursion and should call attention to the need for ramped-up U.S. security.

    “It's really become substantially worse in the last 18 months with the drug cartels having almost free rein,

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    US Citizen Shot, Killed by Mexican Pirates on Falcon Lake

    http://www.alipac.us/ftopicp-1122842.html

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    These are other related Posts regarding the Murder on Falcon Lake

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