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Body found at Padre Island National Seashore

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Officers from the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a body found at the Padre Island National Seashore (PINS) Friday night.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, PINS Park Rangers discovered the body about 2.5 miles south of the Malaquite Pavilion around 6:19 p.m.

Kevin Francis Otoole, 60, of New Braunfels was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 9:54 p.m.

Otoole was transported to the Nueces County Medical Examiner’s office, where an autopsy has been ordered.

The Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating the case as a questionable death.

This is a developing story, and more information will be reported as it becomes available. 

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