Body of missing fisherman found in San Antonio River on South Side

Medical Examiner identified man as Selvin Salgado, 45

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man killed after falling into the San Antonio River on Monday afternoon.

Divers eventually recovered the body of Selvin Salgado, 45.

San Antonio police said Salgado and his son were fishing on the river near River and Center roads when he slipped on some mud and went into the water.

His son tried to get him out of the river, but couldn’t.

A dive team from the New Braunfels Fire Department was called in to help San Antonio fire and police. Salgado was later found, deceased.

We’ll have updates on this story as they become available.

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