On Monday, May 3, 2021 at approximately 3:21 P.M. the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call of deceased body near Hwy 87 and the rainbow bridge. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division was able to locate the body near the bridge. The body was recovered and transported to the Jefferson County Morgue. The Texas Parks and Wild Life assisted in the recovery.
The sheriff’s department believes the body could be 29 year old Luis Martinez Gonzalez who was reported missing last week and his vehicle was found at the end of Bailey’s Road in Bridge City.