AUSTIN (KXAN) — The body of missing Texas A&M student Tanner Hoang was found in Austin, College Station and Austin police confirmed.
Hoang was last seen Dec. 16 in College Station. His car was found in Austin near the Pennybacker Bridge Overlook, NBC station KAGS reported Friday.
College Station police said the Austin Police Department is investigating the death.
“So sad to state that Tanner’s family reports that he was found deceased today in Austin not far from where his vehicle was recovered. Certainly not the outcome so many people had hoped for. Please keep Tanner’s family in your prayers during this difficult time,” missing person nonprofit Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley wrote in a Facebook post.
Austin-Travis County EMS confirmed a body was found on N. Capital of Texas Highway, just north of the Pennybacker Bridge, around noon Saturday.
ATCEMS obtained a death pronouncement around 12:21 p.m. The Austin Fire Department also responded to the call.
The Austin Police Department confirmed Tuesday that body belonged to Hoang. APD said no foul play was suspected and the case remains active.