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Officials: 'Missing swimmer' found near J.P. Luby Beach

Search continues for missing 18-year-old local swimmer
Posted at 4:26 PM, May 25, 2021

UPDATE (4:55 p.m.): Nueces County ESD No. 2 Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dale Scott said the body found near J.P. Luby Surf Park is that of a missing swimmer.

Scott said 18-year-old Andru Bass currently is the only reported missing swimmer in the area.

This weekend, the search for a missing Bass started after he was last seen in the water in the area near Packery Channel.

Family members tell us Bass was swimming off Padre Island with his 16-year-old brother when he vanished Sunday night.

This happened in the area of Zahn Road, just north of Packery Channel.

This is a developing news story and we will have more info when it is available.