We have new information on the tragic death of the 17 year old who drowned on South Padre Island on Thursday.

Family and friends gathered this morning to say their final goodbyes to Mario Alberto who was visiting the island with his loved ones. Authorities say he was taken by the current near Beach Access 5. A search ensued with coast guard and local police who found him Friday morning. The family tells us Alberto will be taken to Torreon, Coahuila tomorrow morning where he will be buried.