3 Duck Hunters Found Dead in South Texas

Three duck hunters who went missing Friday have been found dead, KPRC reports.

The three men, all from the Houston area, were to launch their 17-foot flat-bottomed boat about 4 a.m. Friday between Palacios and Port Lavaca but did not return as expected later in the day.  A girlfriend of one of the men called the Coast Guard Friday evening to report them overdue.

The Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife and Calhoun County officials were involved in the search.

The three men and a dog were found near Red Fish Bay, KPRC reported. officials do not suspect foul play.

Authorities haven't released the names of the deceased.

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