Body found while searching for woman who disappeared under 'suspicious circumstances'

GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas - Authorities searching for a missing 30-year-old woman who disappeared under suspicious circumstances found a body near where she was last seen, according to authorities in Galveston County.

Jessica McDonald was last seen in the Bayou Vista area of Galveston County on Aug. 15.

On Aug. 18, a body was found at the end of Lakeside Drive in Old Bayou Vista, authorities said.

Authorities have not yet identified the body as that of McDonald.

McDonald is described as having medium-length blond hair, green eyes, is about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office at 409-766-2322 or Texas EquuSearch at 281-309- 9500.

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