Body found near search for missing fisherman on Lake Jackson

By John Brannen - Web Editor

Officials search for a missing man in the Brazos River. (Photo by Mike Rank/KPRC Local 2)

BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas - Brazoria County deputies and Texas EquuSearch say they have found a body, believed to be a fisherman who disappeared in Lake Jackson.

Deputies say the victim vanished Tuesday while fishing with a friend in the Brazos River.

They found his injured friend along the shore, who was possibly hit with the boat's propeller. The man was recovering in the Brazosport Regional Hospital.

Investigators say they are not releasing any names at this time.

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