Search teams locate body of missing man in San Marcos River

Senior News Reporter

Search teams found the body of a man Sunday afternoon who went missing while tubing on the San Marcos River.

According to the Austin American-Statesman, the 20-year-old man went missing around 5 p.m. Saturday while tubing in Martindale, an area along the river just east of San Marcos.

Local first responders and game wardens with the Parks and Wildlife department spent Saturday and early Sunday searching for the missing man using sonar, said Spokesman Mike Cox.

Cox said the body was found Sunday at about 1:30 p.m. in Martindale.