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Galveston Co. officials say they've found body of missing fisherman

The man was wade fishing in an area prone to rip currents. He was reported missing Sunday morning.

GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas — Authorities in Galveston County say they’ve found the body of a fisherman who disappeared in the water off the Texas City dike Sunday morning.

The body of the 23-year-old man was pulled from the water at around 2 p.m. Sunday.  Police say he had been wade fishing with some others in an area prone to rip currents.

A warning about those rip currents was in place when he went missing.

The identity of the man hasn’t been released.

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