By JOE R. BOWLING JR.
A 22-year-old has lost his life and two are missing as an all out search continues Thursday Morning from Boca Chica Beach north to Isla Blanca Park. According to Constable Horacio Zamora his office received a call at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday evening reporting that three swimmers were in distress. Deputy Santana Lucio arrived at the scene and met with the wife of one of the swimmers. Lucio was advised that the three swimmers were last seen just off of the Jedis near the park.
Additional reports indicate that the three swimmers had entered the water and after a short time could not be found.
By the time that Lucio had arrived, Fire and Rescue had already gotten to the 22-year-old, who’s name has not been released at this time, and were performing CPR. Later the victim was transferred to Valley Baptist in Harlingen and was later pronounced dead. The search continued through
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