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Dead body found floating in Aransas Pass

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 22:35:30-05

ARANSAS PASS, Texas — Emergency services were called to the Ransom Road boat launch in Aransas Pass around 11:20 a.m. for a dead body found floating in the water.

Police described the body as an elderly male.

The Aransas Pass Marine Division launched Marine 1 and followed the reporting party to the location on the water where the body was spotted.

Officers, fire department staff and EMS staff were able to recover the body and bring it to shore.

Aransas Pass police are investigating the incident, and their spokesperson said that they will release more information when it becomes available.