Body found at National Seashore identified as San Antonio woman

The Kenedy County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman whose body was found Sunday morning at the Padre Island National Seashore as 49-year-old Maria Lockwood of San Antonio.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Kenedy County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman whose body was found Sunday morning at the Padre Island National Seashore as 49-year-old Maria Lockwood of San Antonio.

Lockwood was reported missing to the National Park Service around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Park Rangers began a search and rescue operation and Lockwood's body was discovered around 9:15 a.m. Sunday.

According to Kenedy County officials, Lockwood appears to have died from an accidental drowning and there are no signs of foul play. The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office is performing a full autopsy, but they said all signs are pointing to this being a tragic accident.

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