UPDATE: Divers recover body of man who fell from rig

Published 2:55 pm Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Divers have recovered the body of Ramiro Ayala who fell into the water while working on a rig in Sabine Pass.

Check back as more information becomes available.

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Search continues for worker who fell from rig in Sabine Pass

Divers continue their search for a rig worker who fell about 100 feet into the water on Tuesday in Sabine Pass.

Port Arthur Fire Marshal Paul Washburn said they received a call shortly after 9 a.m. regarding the worker on the decommissioned rig Sovereign Explorer in the 5500 block of South First Avenue.

The man has been identified as Ramiro Ayala, 40, of Port Arthur.

He was employed with ESRI.