The search for a missing 13-year-old Texas girl came to a heartbreaking end after her body was found washed up on South Padre Island. 

EARLING MORNING DISTRESSED SWIMMERS CALL

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Cameron County Park Rangers received a call at 7:15 a.m. notifying them of 2 swimmers in distress. Both swimmers were young girls and the youngest swimmer was located and rescued from the water.

A SECOND YOUNG SWIMMER STILL LOST

However, a second distressed swimmer, a 13-year-old girl from Harlingen, was not located and was no longer visible. Reports state she was pilled in by a rip current while swimming in South Padre Island.

After initially not being able to rescue the teen girl, a massive search made up of the U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies was immediately assembled. Rescue teams scour the area by helicopter and boat desperately looking for the young girl.


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RESCUE COMES TO A TRAGIC HALT

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The search tragically came to a halt around 11 p.m. Sunday when rangers were notified the young girl's body had washed up to the shore. Condolences to the young teen who will forever be healing for such a heartbreaking and tragic loss of young life.

GoFundMe has been set up for the teen girl's funeral expenses.

Earlier this year, another tragic drowning took place in Texas, this time an 8-year-old girl.

8-YEAR-OLD GIRL VANISHES IN THE POOL

Back in March, a precious 8-year-old girl was reported missing after her family was unable to find her during a stay at the Double Tree Hotel in northwest Houston.

"Many of us had to wipe tears from our eyes," Miller said.

The reality of what happened is a tragedy.

Video shows the little girl swimming in the hotel pool and when she went underwater, she never resurfaced. This prompted them to drain the pool and send cameras down the swimming pool piping to take a look and that's when they made the heartbreaking discovery,

HEARTBREAKING DETAILS

"We saw her little hand and part of her body," Miller said.

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