Missing fisherman’s body found in Brays Bayou, police say

Houston police search for fisherman in Brays Bayou Sept. 22, 2020. (kprc)

HOUSTON – A recovery effort has ended after a fisherman’s body was found in Brays Bayou. The man went missing Tuesday afternoon, Houston police said.

The incident was reported at 6:10 p.m. near East Navigation and Harrisburg.

Police said a man, in his 30s, was fishing with a friend on the bayou when he either lost his footing or jumped into the water as he tried to fix a fishing line. Police said when the man went in the water, he never resurfaced.

U.S. Coast Guard assisted Houston police in the search by helicopter and boat.

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