Police identify drowning victim

Jefferson County Sheriff

Police have discovered the identity of a man found floating in the Neches River Monday, June 25. 

According to a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, divers found the body of Edras Auillo Rios, 36, of Guatemala. 

Rios had been swimming with friends Sunday, June 24 before divers with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Marine Division discovered his body near Colliers Park. 

Rios had been residing in Beaumont after immigrating to Texas, according to the press release. 

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