Anderson County game wardens find body


According to Anderson County Game Wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife, one male body was found in the Neches River behind Lake Palestine spillway.

The body belongs to 36-year-old Israel Rincon of Jacksonville, who was trying to help children Saturday night around 7 p.m.

According to game wardens, some children were playing in the water.  One or more got into distress. Adults jumped in to try and help the children.  One man went under and was missing before a crew found his body.

There are no other injuries.

Information is limited at this time, we will keep you updated as details become available.

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