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.