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Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Man drowns while swimming in Guadalupe River in New Braunfels

A 27-year-old man drowned this afternoon while swimming in the Guadalupe River near the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in New Braunfels.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Boy in critical condition after nearly drowning in New Braunfels pool

Police say an 8-year-old boy apparently is still in critical condition at a San Antonio hospital five days after nearly drowning in a swimming pool on July 4.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Four people drown in area lakes over weekend

Four people are believed to have drowned Saturday while swimming in Canyon Lake and Lake Travis, authorities say. San Marcos Area Recovery Team recovers two bodies.