Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Saturday for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas.

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that a body was recovered matching the description of the missing fisherman.

“Our hearts go out to the families and friends affected by this loss,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, search and rescue mission coordinator at Sector Houston-Galveston. “We greatly appreciate all of the support in the extensive search by our state and local partners.”

Involved in the search were:

  • A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew
  • A Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew
  • Texas City Fire Department
  • Galveston Police Department
  • Texas City Office of Emergency Management
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

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