Body matching missing swimmer recovered in Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A body matching the description of a swimmer who went missing on Wednesday evening has been recovered, according to authorities.

A 20-year-old missing man, identified only as Jacobi, went missing Wednesday off Galveston near the 61st Street fishing pier.

According to officials, eyewitnesses called to report a swimmer had submerged beneath the waters near 63rd and Seawall Boulevard.

No other details have been released.

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