Riverside, California 2021-06-14 07:13:02 –
According to the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office, men and women worked together to pull the two children out of the stream before they were submerged and disappeared.
Guadalupe County, Texas — A search for a missing father on the Guadalupe River continues on Sunday after trying to rescue his two little sons on Monday morning. Meanwhile, a woman was found dead on Sunday evening when she entered the river to help rescue the boys who tried to help her father.
A search for two adults began early Sunday evening after they were swept away by a strong river stream southeast of Segin. The body of the woman was found on Sunday at 8:44 pm, according to a news release from the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office.
The man remained missing, with the first respondent saying he stopped the search at night around 10 pm on Sunday, but resumed it in the morning.
The sheriff’s office identified the woman as Cassandra Kendrick, 22, in a statement. As the search continued, the man’s identity was not revealed in respect of his family.
Just before 5 pm on Sunday, a 30-year-old man swam to help his two young sons who were swept away by a stream near a river island and went into the water, according to the sheriff’s office.
The father was able to pull both children out of the water. He handed them over to Kendrick. She was on the island with a family of about 20 and set foot to help. The father then went underwater with problems with himself, and Kendrick went further to help him.
Search for missing adults from Segin Fire Department, Sandhills Volunteer Fire Department, McQueeney Fire Department, New Braunfels Dive Team, Guadalupe County Fire Marshal, Gamewarden Perez, DPS and DPS Aviation Assistance, Guadalupe County Security Officer Office Assistance was included. ..
When nightfall arrived on Sunday evening, law enforcement teams brought in a light tower to assist in the search.
Authorities urged people to avoid the FM1117 area near the Guadalu Perivar Bridge, southeast of Segin, as the crew continues to work in the field.
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