Body of former missing UH student who disappeared during weekend camping trip found in Canyon Lake, officials say

Investigators continue the search for a former University of Houston student who disappeared during a camping trip.

COMAL COUNTY, Texas – The body of the former University of Houston student who disappeared during a camping trip has been recovered in Canyon Lake near Potters Creek Park on Wednesday, according to authorities.

Amir Ali, 22, was reported missing on Friday, Dec. 2 while on a camping trip with friends at Canyon Lake, Texas, which is northeast of San Antonio, for the weekend.

Authorities said he was last seen around 9 p.m., as he headed out to take a walk alone.

His friends told investigators when they went to look for him, they found his clothing and personal items by the lake’s shore.

Aamir Ali, 22 (KPRC 2)

Quasam Ali, Aamir’s brother, told KPRC 2′s Brittany Jeffers that camping was a hobby for him.

“His phone, his headphones, his wallet... his clothing and his t-shirt, his pants and underwear were found by the lake,” Quasam said.

The Comal County Sheriff’s Office said Aamir’s body was found around 2 p.m. by the Blue Diver Search and Recovery Team. He was pronounced dead by the Justice of the Peace Judge Saunders.


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