APD identifies body found in Lady Bird Lake near Rainey Street

The Austin Police Department has identified the body of a man found in Lady Bird Lake near Rainey Street Saturday.

Austin police say they received a 911 call at around 12:45 p.m. April 1 that a body was seen in the lake near the Rainey Street Entertainment District.

Police recovered the body, later identified as 33-year-old Jonathan Honey, and cleared the scene by 5:30 p.m. APD says Honey had been reported missing just a day earlier.


The investigation into Honey's death is currently ongoing, says APD.

Anyone with any information should contact the Austin Police Department at 512-974-TIPS.  You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or by calling 512-472-8477.

This is the second body that has been found in Lady Bird Lake in a month.