AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - A deceased person was recovered by first responders after a kayaker noticed the body floating near the shore on Thursday, July 18.
According to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services, the body was reported to be floating in the water, near the shore, in the 5700 block of Levander Loop in East Austin. First responders were able to locate the dead body downstream from where the kayaker had reported seeing the body.
FINAL down stream of ~5700blk Levander Loop: #ATCEMSMedics have obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement ~50s male, located by a kayaker, floating in the water. No further information available. Scene/investigation will be turned over to law enforcement.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) July 18, 2019
The deceased person is described as a male in his fifties.
The Austin Police Department is investigating.