Victim in Possible Drowning in Canal on Padre Island Identified

The man whose body was found in a canal off of Seamount Cay Court on Padre Island Saturday night has been identified as 57-year old Thomas Scott.

Police at the scene said that after falling into the canal, Scott may have become trapped under a boat and was only underwater for about two or three minutes before he was discovered. While it appears Scott died from drowning, an official cause of death is still pending an autopsy.


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