The two had gone fishing Thursday afternoon and when they failed to come back by the evening a search was begun.
Calhoun and Liberty County Sheriff Offices says the grandfather, Eugene Jacobs took his grand daughter Alayha Jacobs fishing on a house boat. They left the Bristol Landing in Liberty County. Neither was wearing a life jacket.
Family members found the young girl’s body around 8:00 Thursday night when they went searching after the two didn’t come home. The Grandfather's body was recovered around 6:30 Friday evening.
No foul play is expected. The bodies of both are being sent to the Medical Examiner for autopsies to determine the exact cause of death.