Body found in Devil's Hollow of Lake Travis identified

The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office positively identified the body found in Lake Travis as,
Brian Robinson, 31, of White Plains, New York.

Travis County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a person missing from a party barge in the Devil’s Hollow area of Lake Travis around 3:45 pm on Saturday June 11, 2016. A rescue crew from Lake Travis Fire and Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office was not able to locate the person.

On Sunday, June 12, 2016, Travis County Sheriff’s Deputies continued surface searches for the missing man.

On Monday June 13, 2016, Travis County Sheriff’s Office enhanced its search by adding divers and the Texas Department of Safety divers assisted in the operation, employing the use of a side sonar scanner as well. The search effort lasted over six hours.

Monday evening, shortly before 8:00 pm, a Lake Travis resident called 911 to report seeing something floating in Devil’s Hollow. Deputies responded and recovered Robinson’s body.

The body was recovered and taken to the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office so they could start their investigation into cause of death. Detectives were able to find next of kin and notify them.

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