16 year-old who drowned in Lake Georgetown identified

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 16-year-old Nathan Ellis of Leander, Texas. 

His family is requesting privacy during this difficult time. 



The Georgetown Police and Fire Department responded to a drowning at Lake Georgetown in the Cedar Breaks Park area.

Early this afternoon a 16 year-old boy was swimming near a Cedar Breaks boat ramp; when he went under and did not come back up.

The Georgetown Public Safety Dive Team recovered the boy's body two hours later in 32 feet of water.

The boy's name has not been released. 

Will update article if any further details develop.