EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The latest on the body found Wednesday morning in a border canal.

UPDATE: The woman who drowned has been identified by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office as Natividad Quinto Crisostomo, 19, from Paracho Michoacan, Mexico.

Her body was found at about 6:10 a.m. by Border Patrol in the River Side Canal East towards Clint.

The Major Crime Unit and Crime Scene deputies were requested to take over the case, the sheriff’s office said.

ORIGINAL: A woman’s body has been discovered in a water canal in the San Elizario/Clint area, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.

The body was found Wednesday morning near Las Pompas Road and Petunia/Herring and Chicken Ranch Road.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.