Body washes up on SPI beach


The body of a man washed ashore late Thurs­day night on South Padre Island, and authorities be­lieved it was a Mexican fisherman who had been dead for more than 46 hours.

Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel were alerted about a body showing up on the beach near Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill.

Once there, they found a man wearing fishing gear similar to what commercial fishermen wear – rubber boots and a blue raincoat.

 For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Jan. 3 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press.

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