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Family and friends looking for the body of a missing kayaker who fell on Lake Benbrook

Tarrant County, Texas — Friends and family continue to look for 18-year-old José Reyes, who last saw a Sunday kayak on Benbrook Lake.

A family friend said the tide had taken him around 7:15 pm on Monday. Reyes’s kayak, shoes and oars were found, but his body was not. According to family friends, the family believes he was drowned. Reyes was not wearing a life jacket.

Hunting zone manager officials said they and the Benbrook Fire Department were informed that Reyes was missing around 10:30 pm on Sunday and searched for Reyes until 3 am on Monday. He said he did.

Officials say it is not known exactly where and how the kayak capsized, but there is a general area to search based on the wind.

The crew returned at 8 am, stopped due to a thunderstorm, and began the search on Mondays from 2 pm to 3 pm. When it gets dark, it stops searching and The search will continue on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Family and friends looking for the body of a missing kayaker who fell on Lake Benbrook

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