Man's body pulled from Texas City Dike

An ABC13 viewer sent in via iWitness this photo of police searching for a body at the Texas City Dike.

May 23, 2011 4:53:27 PM PDT
Police say they've recovered a body from the Texas City Dike.

Texas City Police say a man's body was found around 3:40pm about 200 yards off the dike. The victim, who's been identified as 63-year-old Robert Earl Cofield, had left his Texas City home sometime in the 1pm hour. So far, there are no obvious signs of trauma or foul play.

Texas City police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding Cofield's death.

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