According to a Texas sheriff the pirates shot David Hartley in the back of the head and then shot at his wife in US waters. Authorities are still searching for his body.
A young wife is desperately searching for her husband after he was shot in the back of the head by Mexican pirates in an ambush while they were jet-skiing on a border lake.
Search teams are combing the U.S. side of Falcon Lake in Texas for David Michael Hartley, 30, after he was apparently gunned down while his wife Tiffany fled to safety in a hail of bullets.
The couple had been jet-skiing on the lake when they were attacked.
Texas officials have been warning against activity on the lake after at least five reported run-ins with pirates this year. Previous hold-ups have never been deadly.
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