A body matching the description of a missing 16-year-old was found Sunday morning, more than 12 hours after a search began.
First responders recovered the body near 47th Street around 11 a.m., according to Peter Davis with Galveston Island Beach Patrol.
The boy was swimming with friends Saturday night and disappeared around 9:15 p.m. along Seawall Blvd. near 45th.See ABC13
Body of missing 16-year-old swimmer found off Galveston Island