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CrimeBodies of husband, wife pulled from Delaware River. 5-year-old daughter found in a car nearby.

20:55  04 july  2019
20:55  04 july  2019 Source:   philly.com

The bodies of a father and daughter who drowned crossing the Rio Grande have been returned to El Salvador

The bodies of a father and daughter who drowned crossing the Rio Grande have been returned to El Salvador The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, were returned home to their native El Salvador on Sunday, according to El Salvador's Secretary of Communications for the President, one week after they died trying to cross the US border. A tragic image of the father and daughter face down in the Rio Grande shocked the world and further highlighted the human impact of the crisis at the US-Mexico border. Their bodies were discovered Monday near Matamoros, across the river from Brownsville, Texas.

Bodies of husband, wife pulled from Delaware River. 5-year-old daughter found in a car nearby.© JESSICA GRIFFIN/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS Police investigate near where a body was found in the Delaware River on the 100 block of Christopher Columbus Blvd.

Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a woman and man whose bodies were pulled from the Delaware River south of the Spirit of Philadelphia early on the Fourth of July.

At about 5:45 a.m. authorities removed the body of a woman, about 30 years old, from the river near the 700 block of South Christopher Columbus Blvd. and pronounced her dead, police said.

Nearby, authorities found a 5-year-old girl alone in a Nissan SUV. The girl said she was with her father, but no adult was present. She was sent to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as a precaution, while authorities began searching for her father.

Drowned father and daughter mourned at El Salvador cemetery

Drowned father and daughter mourned at El Salvador cemetery The bodies of a man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are being laid to rest in their native El Salvador. 

Bodies of husband, wife pulled from Delaware River. 5-year-old daughter found in a car nearby.© JESSICA GRIFFIN/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS Police investigate a vehicle parked on the street close to where a body was found in the Delaware River on the 700 block of Christopher Columbus Blvd.

Hours later, authorities pulled from the river the body of a man who police said was the husband of the woman found earlier in the morning and father of the girl in the SUV. The man was pronounced dead just before 10:45 a.m.

Police have not released names of the parents or child.

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