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Missing body of 16-year-old Texas swimmer found

Posted: 8:24 PM, May 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-27 21:25:53-04

The search has ended for a missing 16-year-old who was swimming near Matagorda Bay.

According to a press release, watchstanders in the Houston-Galveston area were alerted of the body’s recovery at about 6 pm.

The search has been going on since Sunday when the boy went missing while swimming with friends.

Here are all the people who helped with the search:

  • An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
  • A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
  • A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew
  • A Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew
  • A Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew
  • A Sector Houston-Galveston drone team
  • Coast Guard Cutter Sea Horse
  • Coast Guard Cutter Stingray
  • Matagorda Sheriff’s Office
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife