HOUSTON – Two bodies were recovered from the water in Galveston Monday, Coast Guard officials said.
The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday morning for two people -- a 26-year-old and a 46-year-old -- who went missing after their boat sank just west of the Galveston Causeway near Galveston Friday night.
Coast Guard officials said the 20-foot vessel sank with five people onboard around 6:30 p.m. Three of the boaters were rescued by people onboard another boat.
The Coast Guard released a statement Saturday morning that said in part, “At this point, we are not in recovery mode. We are still searching with hopes of a rescue. The identities of the boaters are not released yet.”