SAN ANTONIO — A man was found dead in a ditch in San Angelo early Saturday, a day after his water bottle was found near his body.

Authorities identified the man as Daniel Garcia, 23, of San Antonio.

Authorities said they believe Garcia’s body was dumped near the intersection of North Main Street and Hwy.


Garcia had been missing for two days and was reported missing by his girlfriend on Sunday, according to authorities.

Police found Garcia’s cellphone near his corpse, according the San Antonio Express-News.

The body was recovered in the ditch about 11 a.m.

Saturday, police said.

The coroner’s office identified Garcia as the person who was last seen in the area of the river where he was last reported missing.

A search is ongoing for Garcia.