Workers recover body of woman found under bridge

Workers recover body of woman found under bridge

Workers on a boat under Veterans Memorial Bridge in Orange County recovered the body of a 54-year-old woman Aug. 2, reports the Orange County Sheriff's Office. 

According to a news release from OCSO, deputies responded to a call for assistance on a welfare concern at the bridge at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday. When deputies arrived, they were advised a white female had been rescued from the water by workers that had been in a boat working under the bridge. 

The woman was taken by Acadian Ambulance to CHRISTUS Southeast Texas - St. Mary’s where she was pronounced dead. 

Orange County investigators also responded to the scene. Further information will follow as it is available, OCSO stated.  

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