Toddler’s body found on beach in Galveston, police say

GALVESTON, Texas– The Galveston Police Department has confirmed that the body of a toddler was found washed ashore Friday.

According to police, someone went to inspect an object on the beach near the 700 block of Seawall Blvd around 5:30 p.m. when they discovered the body. They immediately contacted the authorities.

According to the caller, as they were walking along the sand, they observed an object near the surf and realized it was the body of a small child.

The body appears to be of a young boy ranging from age 3 to 5 years old. The child is described as approximately 3 feet tall with a slender build, black hair and brown eyes.

The young boy’s sketch photo is now available on the City of Galveston website and Galveston Police Department’s social media sites.

Anyone with updated information about this case can call please call 409-765-3776 or Crime Stoppers at 409-763-TIPS.

Investigators have not received any missing person reports for a toddler and have reached out to other agencies.