Paris man drowns on Texas coast over holiday weekend

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FREEPORT, TX-- A Paris man drowned at the mouth of the Brazos River over the holiday weekend while on a camping trip with his wife.

According to the Facts of Brazoria County, 50 year old Thomas Weiberg was wade fishing, about 40 miles southwest of Galveston, when his wife lost sight of him.

Officials say there were strong tides, and after searching the area for about an hour they found Weiberg's body.

Funeral services are set for 10 A.M. Friday at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ.