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Body of 19-year-old man missing near San Luis Pass found

GALVESTON, Texas – The body of the 19-year-old fisherman who went missing near the San Luis Pass bridge Friday has been recovered.

Officials in Brazoria County said another fisherman spotted the body of Jacob Szydlowski Saturday evening around 5 p.m.

The Texas man went missing near the San Luis Pass Bridge Friday morning. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass.

Search efforts covered 230 square miles including searches by n Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew, Station Freeport boat crew and Coast Guard Cutter Pompano crew. Gulf Coast Rescue , Equisearch and Galveston Island Beach Patrol.

Editor’s Note: The U.S. Coast Guard originally reported the missing man was 29 years old. A correction has been sent out saying, the victim is actually 19. 

Alvin, Texas native, Jacob Szydlowski, 19, is missing. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass.

A wade fisherman contacted Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that he and Sedowski had been pulled under by strong currents while wade fishing at 8:12 a.m. and he did not see Sedowski resurface, investigators said.

An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew, Station Galveston boat crew and Galveston Island Beach Patrol are searching for Sedowski.