Authorities recover body of missing 25-year-old man near Party Cove in Canyon Lake

Luis Alexandria Rodriguez, of Mexico, was first reported missing on July 4

Officials searching for missing 25-year-old man who they fear has drowned in Canyon Lake

COMAL COUNTY, Texas – Authorities have located and recovered the body of Luis Rodriguez, a 25-year-old who was reported missing at Canyon Lake last weekend.

Rodriguez was found by the Houston and Harris County Dive Team, the Canyon Lake Fire Department and Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens at 5 p.m. Thursday, according to officials.

UPDATE: On today’s date, July 8, 2020 at approximately 5:00pm, a combined effort of the Houston and Harris County Dive...

Posted by Comal County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 9, 2020

Justice of the Peace Judge Saunders was called to the scene and pronounced Rodriguez dead at 5:50 p.m.

Rodriguez’s family has been notified, according to authorities.

He first disappeared on the Fourth of July, and officials suspected he had drowned at Party Cove in Canyon Lake.

Witnesses told deputies that Rodriguez jumped off of a boat to cool off and was in the water for just a few minutes before he went under.

Soon after, deputies, game wardens and Canyon Lake Fire staff and EMS began their search for Rodriguez last weekend and have continued to search until he was recovered on Thursday.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.