UPDATE: According to Corpus Christi Fire Batallion Chief Robin McGill, the body of a 75-year old man who disappeared from Mustang Island has been found near Beach Marker 25. Friends say he was in waist-deep waters when he disappeared in the surf about 11 a.m. Chief McGill believes the man is not from this area.
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who disappeared while swimming at Mustang Island.
According to Corpus Christi Police Lt. Mike Pena, the 75-year old man was swimming near Beach Marker 97 with some friends when they lost sight of him. His friends tell police he was wearing blue-jean cut off shorts.
The waves are very choppy and rescue crews were not able to launch its boat. So, the U.S. Coast Guard has sent out their helicopter.