The search for the missing Texas kayaker halted after officials found a body matching the man’s description on Sunday, January 22, according to the US Coast Guard. Barry Bahama, 49, was last seen on Friday, January 20, near Jamaica Beach, a town near Galveston.
According to the US Coast Guard, Baham was due to return from his 4:00 p.m. kayaking trip, but never returned. He was last seen rowing a white kayak north of Jamaica Beach. Officials shared a photo of his kayak on the US Coast Guard’s social media pages. A body matching his description was later found at 10:30 a.m. Sunday near West Bay.