LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Investigators in the latest death case here in Laredo have revealed the name of the victim.
47-year-old Claudine Anne Luera was found on Thursday morning in the brush near Camino Colombia about half a mile east of US-83 North with head trauma. The Sheriff's office says Luera was alive when deputies arrived but later died at the hospital.
Investigators had been waiting to release her identity until next of kin had been notified.
The site where the victim was found is about a mile away from where Laredo's previous homicide victim was found about a week prior.
The Texas Rangers are investigating the case.
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The Texas Rangers in collaboration with the Webb County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the same vicinity where the body of another victim was found a week ago.
A concerned citizen reported the discovery to the Webb County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 7:28 AM.
A preliminary investigation confirmed, a woman, with head trauma injury, was found off the roadway on State Highway 255 near mile marker 436.
Both the Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers and Webb County Deputies responded to the scene.
This victim was found about a mile away from the same location, where another woman was found dead a little more than a week prior.
Authorities are not releasing any other information about this case or the victim, but a homicide investigation is underway.