Worker Missing From Tugboat At Texas Port Found Dead

CORPUS CHRISTI (March 13, 2013)--A crew member who was reported missing from a tugboat at the Port of Corpus Christi has been found dead.

Corpus Christi police do not suspect foul play in the death.

An autopsy was ordered.

Dive team members helped search for the man who was last seen at around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday aboard the Ann Blessey.

Officials believe the worker planned to check the hold before wrapping up his watch shift.

Divers recovered the body in the water late Tuesday afternoon.

The name of the Blessey Marine Services Inc. worker wasn't immediately released.

Company officials were cooperating in the accident investigation.


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