Body of drowning victim recovered at Lake Texoma

By: Ethan Hutchins, News 12 Digital Team
By: Ethan Hutchins, News 12 Digital Team

CARTWRIGHT, OK -- The body of the missing teen at Lake Texoma has been found.

19-year-old Cecilio Junior Perez Zamarripa from Sherman was found around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Family members confirmed his identity to News 12 Tuesday afternoon after OHP says Perez was found 100 yards west of the east shore line according to OHP.

Sunday evening around 7 p.m., OHP, the Army Corps of Engineers and other local authorities all responded to a shore near the Willafa Woods community in Cartwright.

Family members say Perez had been hanging with some friends when he somehow fell under the water and did not resurface.


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