Search efforts continue for possible East Texas drowning victim

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The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office along with Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Palestine Fire Department have started the third day of searching Circle R Lake for a possible drowning victim.
A 37-year-old white male, a resident of Circle R Lake Community, was last seen Saturday at 9:30 p.m., leaving in his boat to go fishing.

His family received a text at around 11:00 p.m. The sheriff’s office was called and he was reported missing at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning.
The lake was searched Sunday and Monday with no results.

Additional equipment is being brought in to help in the search.

A side scan radar unit with mapping capability will be used to help define underwater structures.
KETK will update information as it’s made available.

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