HOUSTON – The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning for a missing swimmer seen at San Luis Pass near Galveston, Texas.
A body was recovered at approximately 8:00 am.m. matching the description of the missing swimmer.
Houston-Galveston sector watchstanders received a notification at approximately 1:30 am.m. Sunday morning that a 29-year-old man was reported missing by friends who had lost sight of him after he decided to go swimming. [Houston65-GalvestonwatchstandersissuedanUrgentMarineInformationBroadcastlaunchedatAirStationHoustonMH-65aircrewandaFreeportStation45-footresponseboat-crewanddivertedthecrewoftheCoastGuardCutterStingray
In the search were:
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew
A Freeport 45-foot response boat-boat boat crew
Stingray Coast Guard
Galveston Police Department
Galveston Beach Patrol
Gulf Coast Rescue
Jamaica Beach Fire Department