Missing 18-year-old swimmer’s body found in Guadalupe River

Swimmer last seen wearing gray swim trunks

The swimmer was identified as Adrian Mares.

GUADALUPE COUNTY, TexasUpdated 5/7/2020 at 11:20 a.m.:

Authorities have confirmed the body of the missing swimmer was found Thursday morning.

The swimmer was identified as Adrian Mares.

Following the discover of the body, the search has been called off.

UPDATE: 5/7/2020 11:00AM Sadly, The South Hays Fire Department Dive Team recovered the body of 18 year old Adrian Mares...

Posted by Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Original story:

Several agencies are searching the Guadalupe River for an 18-year-old missing swimmer, according to the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office.

GCSO said they were searching the river south of FM 1117.

Officials said they are looking for an 18-year-old Hispanic male who was last seen wearing gray swim trunks.

“He was last seen swimming downstream from the bridge,” GCSO said on its Facebook page.

Officials said they have alerted residents, and an aircraft is being used to assist in the search.

Anyone with information is asked to call GCSO at 830-379-1224 or 911.


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