Missing Lufkin man's body recovered from Neches River

Missing Lufkin man's body recovered from Neches River

DIBOLL, TX (KTRE) - Captain Shawn Phillips of East Texas Parks and Wildlife confirmed that the body of 23-year-old Markus Smith was recovered from the Neches River on Thursday night.

Captain Phillips added Smith's body was found just before sundown near Diboll. The Diboll Police Department assisted with the recovery of Smith's body.

Smith had been missing since Saturday, November 28th. The 23-year-old was a passenger in a 2014 Dodge car, driven by Adrian Segura, 23, of Lufkin.

Segura was driving northbound on US 59 when he drove into the Neches River.

The East Texas Parks and Wildlife called off the search for Smith on December 1st.

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