Man goes missing while swimming with friend

SARGENT, Texas- The Coast Guard and the Matagorda County Sheriff's Department are looking for a man who went missing while swimming with a friend on Tuesday evening near an inlet of East Matagorda Bay. 

Adareshea Taylor Williams, 25, was last seen wearing orange shorts. Officials described him as a black male, 5'11" and about 180 pounds. 

According to authorities, William's friend lost sight of him at Caney Creek Beachfront while they were swimming. She called for help when she made it to shore.

Sheriffs called the Coast Guard around 9 p.m. A helicopter and response boat were sent to look for the man Tuesday night, and continued their search Wednesday morning. 

If anyone has information about William's whereabouts, please contact the Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center at (281) 464-4854 or by radio on VHF channel 16. 

(© 2016 KHOU)


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