For Immediate Release
JUNE 15, 2018
Missing Swimmer’s Body Found in Peach Creek
On June 11, 2018, at about 6:00 pm, Nael Romero was attending a party with friends in Northeastern Montgomery County, TX. During the party, Mr. Romero along with other guests of the party went swimming in the creek. Mr. Romero went missing while swimming, at which time law enforcement and fire personnel were contacted. The area of the party and creek were searched by first responders as well as family and friends, but Mr. Romero was unable to be located.
On June 14, 2018, at about 1:30 pm, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office personnel continued the search for Mr. Romero in the area where he was last seen. During their search of the area, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Detectives located a body in Peach Creek near the address of 21400 Big Buck Lane, Cleveland, Texas. Detectives contacted North Montgomery County Fire Department who responded and assisted in the recovery of the body.
The male has been tentively identified as Nael Romero. Mr. Nael Romero’s body was transported to the Montgomery County Forensics Service for autopsy and further investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Mr. Romero during this difficult time.
Lieutenant Scott Spencer
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office