HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A body found in water near Beach Street is possibly linked to a missing man who fell off a jet ski into the San Jacinto River, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Gonzalez said the identification of the body will be made by the Harris County Forensic Sciences.
@HCSOTexas units are at 12044 Beach Street. The body of a deceased person has been located in the water. Possibly linked to the man who went missing after falling off a jet ski yesterday. Identification to be made by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/FQ3HolA2EU— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) June 22, 2021
Officials have been searching for the man after he never resurfaced on Sunday. Deputies were searching near the water at Loves Marina and Park in Crosby, hoping to find some sign of the man. However, he had not been located.
KPRC 2 also learned that the Crosby Fire Department was called out to help in the rescue efforts. They used sonar but were also unable to find the victim.
This is a developing story. Please stay tuned for more details.