Divers recover body from swimming area in Kemah

Kemah police and a dive team were searching the area where the missing woman and her friends had planned to go swimming

June 2, 2011 10:36:58 AM PDT
Officials pulled a woman's body from a gravel pit in Kemah where a search for a missing woman was underway. According to Kemah police, Randee Michelle McCullough-Martin, 27, was reported missing around 5:30pm Wednesday.

A Kemah police dive team searched the water in the 1100 block of S. Kemah near Lawrence, where the group planned to swim. At about 11:20am, divers recovered a body.

Police say the victim appears to have drowned and there are no other signs of trauma. The Galveston County Medical Examiners Office will conduct an autopsy.

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