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Woman dies in the desert

(Woman found dead)…Her body was found early Saturday morning.

Border Patrol agents had been tracking a group of illegal immigrants. At around 1:00 am they discovered the body of 37-year-old Perla Salazar Gonzalez from Jalisco, Mexico, in the desert east of Ocotillo. Deputy County Coroner Rodolfo Barron says she began her trek across the desert at around 4:00 Friday afternoon. Border Patrol agents arrested five other illegal immigrants just north of where the body was recovered. Barron says an autopsy will be performed to determine a cause of death. The Deputy Coroner said it is possible the death was heat related.