Body of missing WI teen found near Corpus Christi beach

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. (WEAU) -- A Wisconsin family has learned that a body found off a beach in Corpus Christi, Texas is their missing teenage son.

The body of 13-year-old Gabriel Carpenter of Ellsworth was found in the water on Mustang Island Monday afternoon.

Gabriel and his brothers were swimming at the beach Sunday night when he went underwater and never re-surfaced.

The teen and his family were visiting Corpus Christi from Wisconsin.