Body of central Texas student recovered after deadly boat crash on Colorado River

The body of Jacob Langley, the central Texas student who went missing in the Colorado River near Matagorda on Saturday, was discovered Monday evening, according to Tim Miller with Texas Equusearch.

The 24-year-old’s body was found about ½ mile from where the boat accident occurred.

Jacob was the nephew of two Texas EquuSearch members, and the good friend of another Texas EquuSearch member.

“Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of everyone involved,” said Lt. Alexis Williams, Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command duty officer.

Officials said five people in total were on the boat on Saturday morning when it was hit by an object and ejected all the passengers.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel recovered three individuals with minor injuries and one person unresponsive, per the release.

Officials said the search covered about three square miles over 13 hours by aircraft and vessel during the search.