Bodies of missing fishermen found in Brazos River

HOUSTON - A Coast Guard Air Station Houston HH65C Dolphin helicopter crew flies past the Fred Hartman bridge while on patrol along the Houston Ship Channel here, Monday, April 30, 2007. Air Station Houston is responsibile for an area that stretches from Lake Charles, La., to Freeport, Texas, conducting missions, training and patrols within that area. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mario Romero.HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and local agencies have located the bodies of Phillip and Brandon Orr, Wednesday.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department search crews located Brandon at approximately 10 a.m. near the intersection with the Intracoastal Waterway. Coast Guard and Brazoria County Rescue crews found Phillip at about 11 a.m. in the same area, which was about a mile down river from where the boat was located Tuesday morning.

Multiple crews from Coast Guard Air Station Houston and Coast Guard Station Freeport searched along with crews from the Brazoria County Sherriff’s Department, Brazoria County Rescue, Freeport Police Department and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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