- Associated Press - Sunday, October 22, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Galveston police are investigating the discovery of a small boy’s body found washed ashore on a beach.

Police say a person walking the beach spotted the body Friday evening in the surf on the island’s east end. The child appears to be between 3 and 5 years old.

Police say they’ve checked surrounding counties but no missing person report matches the description of the child.

Galveston police Capt. Joshua Schirard says such a case is very unusual. He also says it’s very difficult to have the death of a child and not have answers to give to anyone.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide