BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Officials say a south Texas college student has been shot and killed in Mexico.
University of Texas at Brownsville spokeswoman Amy Lynch said
19-year-old freshman Jonathan William Torres was killed Wednesday
Lynch tells The Brownsville Herald that the university was trying to get more information from the U.S. Consulate in Matamoros, across the U.S.-Mexico border from Brownsville.
Officials say it is unknown whether the death was connected to ongoing drug war violence in Mexico.
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