Body of missing local man found on Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir

POSTED: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:38am
UPDATED: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 9:10pm

Texas Game Wardens located the body of a missing Mart man on Sunday, August 17, at the Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir.

According to McLennan County Chief Deputy Sheriff Matt Cawthon, the man took his boat to the Tradinghouse Creek Reservoir to go fishing on Saturday.

He was reported missing by a concerned friend after the man saw his friends boat was empty.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, McLennan County Sheriffs and the Waco Fire Departmen responded and set up a perimeter around the lake. A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter was deployed to continue the search by air.

The mans body was found on Sunday, around 11:00 a.m.

A autopsy has been ordered.

Authorities say they do not suspect foul play.


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