MEXICO CITY (AP) " A U.S. border rights activist has been found on the outskirts of Mexico City, after he sent a chilling Facebook live message saying he was stranded and people were trying to kill him.

A Mexican federal official said the person found beaten was Hugo Castro. He is a member of the migrant defense group Border Angels.

The federal prosecutors' office said Castro had suffered several contusions, and had been taken to a hospital for treatment. The office said he was in stable condition.

Castro was found after an anonymous caller tipped police he was in Tlalnepantla, just north of Mexico City.

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He had sent a Facebook live message on April 13, saying he was stuck on a highway and unidentified people were trying to kill him.