Wilson County News May 4, 2011, 10:32pm 2226 views|1 comment
FLORESVILLE -- Police and volunteer firefighters are searching a stretch of the San Antonio River here for a missing 22-year old Floresville man. Officials were called to the historic De La Zerda Cemetery off Goliad Road just after 8 p.m.
Lt. Jesse Evins of the Floresville Police Department said the man, described as a white male, was fishing along the river bank with friends when he is believed to have fallen into the river.
Firefighters from Floresville staged near the cemetery and behind a residence on F.M. 536. A water-rescue crew from the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department and the Wilson County Emergency Medical Service responded to assist.
As of midnight May 5, the still-unidentified victim was discovered to be alive and well. According to Detective Chad Clark of the Floresville Police Department, the victim ... Read More
As of midnight May 5, the still-unidentified victim was discovered to be alive and well. According to Detective Chad Clark of the Floresville Police Department, the victim awoke in a muddy area along the river bank and was unsure how he had gotten there. He managed to find his way to F.M. 536, which he walked along until reaching a family member's home in Floresville. The family member then called police.
Clark said the victim has no recollection of falling into the river.
"I'm glad that he was found alive and well," Clark said.
We intend to update this story as more details are made available.