On today’s date (07/04/22), at approximately 5:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1400 block of Gruene Road along the Guadalupe River for a report of a possible drowning.
First responders arrived and found an adult male that had been pulled from the water after he went under for an undetermined amount of time. Life saving measures were immediately administered and the male was transported to Christus Santa Rosa Hospital New Braunfels where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 27-year old Pablo Daniel Calzada Rodriguez of Austin and next of kin has been notified.
Justice of the Peace for Pct. 4 Jennifer Saunders has ordered an autopsy and, although preliminary investigation indicates this incident was an accident, the investigation is ongoing.