The body of a mother who went missing Monday afternoon along Crystal Beach was found early Tuesday morning.

The body of Brandy Mosley, 33, of Palestine, was found near the water's edge at about 6:30 a.m. near Gulfport Village in Crystal Beach according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.

The U.S. Coast Guard and first responders searched into the night for for the woman who disappeared after going into the water to assist her 4-year-old who was having trouble while swimming Monday afternoon.

Her son made it back to shore but Mosley didn't.

Residents along Crystal Beach say the currents are deceptively dangerous.