FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth crews have recovered the body of a victim in the Trinity River that matches the description of a missing teenage fisherman.
The Fort Worth Fire Department says the Tarrant County Medical Examiner will make an official identification.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
A fire department spokesperson said that a 15-year-old boy had slipped and fallen into the Trinity River Thursday evening. Authorities say he was fishing with a family member.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
Witnesses say the family member jumped into the river to look for him but was unsuccessful. Crews suspended their search late into the evening but resumed early Friday morning.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
The body was found about 100 yards downstream from where the teenager was last seen.