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

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