Houston Police ID 3 In Bayou Accident, All Drowned

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old girl, a 9-year-old boy and their uncle have drowned during a family fishing and swimming outing at a Houston bayou.

Houston police on Monday identified the victims as Diana Morales, Ricardo Gudiel and 31-year-old Laurencio Guidel.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon at Sims Bayou. Authorities say the two children were drowning when their uncle tried to save them.

A bystander pulled the two children from the water. Police say the youngsters were pronounced dead at a hospital.

The body of their uncle was recovered later by a police dive team.

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