6-year-old's body found in Comal River

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by KVUE News

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Posted on May 27, 2013 at 9:54 AM

Updated Monday, May 27 at 2:23 PM

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas -- The search for a six-year-old in New Braunfels has come to a tragic end.

Xabier Martinez of San Antonio was found dead Monday, May 27, around 8 a.m. in the Comal River. The boy was found about 25 feet from the shore line near the area he was playing when he disappeared Sunday afternoon at Hinman Island Park.

New Braunfels police, fire and dive teams, as well as a DPS helicopter, were searching for the boy when the discovery was made.

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