Trinity Co. officials avoid rain, but have no luck in search for missing man

TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - (KTRE) - Trinity County law enforcement officers and emergency responders avoided bad weather and got a full day in for a missing man search, but came up empty.

Tuesday was the fifth day of searching Lake Livingston for Clarence Verrett, 66.

"Basically the same thing is going on today," Constable Woody Wallace said. "We have three to four boats scanning the surface and doing as much as they can do, provided the weather will hold out."

Cadaver dogs, which are able to sense bodies in water, were at the scene Monday, but Tuesday's search consisted of a plane and the boats.

Verrett was reported missing from his boat on Friday.

Wallace said dogs from the Texas Department of Corrections would arrive Wednesday to aid in the search.

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