Fort Hood soldier's body found

August 10, 2009 4:29:25 AM PDT
The body of a Fort Hood soldier has been found in Lake Belton after he went missing during an outing with family and friends. Waco television station KWTX reported 35-year-old Sgt. Vevesi Semu, Jr. went missing Saturday evening.

Maj. Rolly Correa with the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife told the Austin American-Statesman that Semu's body was recovered Sunday afternoon.

The station said the incident happened near Central Texas Sportsman Club Road.

Semu was part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team in the 1st Infantry Division and his unit recently returned from Afghanistan.

Belton is located 15 miles west of Killeen.

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