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Body believed to be missing swimmer found along the Guadalupe River, officials say

Officials say a body was found around 10:30 a.m. Thursday and is believed to be that of the 18-year-old swimmer.

GUADALUPE COUNTY, Texas — The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office says a body was recovered Thursday after an extensive search for a missing swimmer who disappeared Wednesday.

Deputies began the search in the Guadalupe River Wednesday evening but suspended it around 11:45 p.m.  Officials say a body was found around 10:30 a.m. Thursday and is believed to be that of the 18-year-old swimmer.

The 18-yera-old was swimming in the river with a friend when he went missing, officials said.