Body found during search for boy, 10, swept out from shore in Matagorda
MATAGORDA, Texas - A body has been recovered during the search for a missing 10-year-old boy who was swept out from shore in Matagorda, the sheriff’s office confirms.
The Coast Guard was alert just before 7 p.m. Sunday about a boy and a 30-year-old man who had gone missing while swimming near Jetty Park.
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The Coast Guard says the man, identified as 30-year-old Rudy Gomez, of Angleton, Texas, was found dead on the shore around 8 p.m. Sunday.
Crews spent the day Monday searching for the boy. The Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Game Wardens, and the Coast Guard searched by boat, air and by vehicle.
The Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office confirms that a body was found around 11 p.m. Monday.