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​EMS: Dead body found floating in Lady Bird Lake


An adult was found dead and floating in Lady Bird Lake Thursday afternoon, Austin-Travis County EMS said.

The Austin Fire Department and EMS were on the scene around 2:45 p.m. with a boat for rescue. The person was pronounced dead when they arrived at the area under the I-35 overpass where the body was.

Crews then worked on recovery and relocation of the victim back to shore. No other information is available at this time, EMS said.

This comes after crews responded to another nearby emergency last month when a small plane crashed into Lady Bird Lake, resulting in the pilot’s hospitalization.


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