Missing Texas City woman's body found inside car submerged in water, police say
TEXAS CITY, Texas - Authorities have made a shocking discovery less than a week after a woman was reported missing in Texas City.
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Texas City PD was called by Texas Equusearch on Monday before 5 p.m. about a vehicle "submerged under water" in the 1300 block of Century Blvd. Equusearch investigators noted to police the car was "possibly connected to a missing person case."
Officers with Galveston County Sheriff's Office Dive Team were part of the recovery mission and found a body inside the vehicle, preliminary identified as Katherine Gannon, 33.
Katherine Gannon (Photo courtesy of Texas City PD)
The discovery comes less than a week after investigators reported Gannon missing but were able to identify her based on "distinguishing marks on her body provided by a family member."
It's unclear, as of this writing, how Gannon died, but investigators are working to put the pieces together with an autopsy currently pending.
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No additional information was shared, but an investigation remains underway with the Texas City PD and Galveston Co. Sheriff's Office.