Deputies find body of man who jumped into bayou after traffic stop

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HOUSTON - Authorities discovered the body of a man who jumped into a bayou after being pulled over by police in east Harris County.

The dive team of the Harris County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man in Carpenters Bayou near I-10 east and the East Beltway. Deputies say the man bailed out of the car during a traffic stop and that's when he was Tased.

But he managed to jump into the bayou and refused to come out.

That's when he went under water. His body was later recovered from the bayou.

Deputies haven't said what traffic law the man violated.

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