San Antonio Man, Victor Villanueva found dead in Guadalupe River

The body of the dad who drowned in the Guadalupe River after rescuing his two kids yesterday has been recovered. He has been identified as Victor Villanueva, 30, of San Antonio. The multiple-agency search concluded at 2:56 p.m. Monday when authorities discovered his body within the Guadalupe River.

Villanueva who swam to help his two young sons, who had been swept into the current and had gone underwater near an island in the river.

Villanueva was able to pull both children from the water. He handed them off to 22-year-old Casandra Kendrick. She was on that island with about 20 of her family members and stepped in to help. Villanueva then had trouble himself and went underwater.