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Body of Swimmer Missing Since July 3 Recovered


Body of Swimmer Missing Since July 3 Recovered

Deputies with TCSO’s Lake Patrol Unit recovered the body of LONNIE GRAY, 28 of Navasota, TX on July 16, 2021. The body was discovered at approximately 11:30 am on the shoreline.

At 4:53 pm on Saturday, July 3, 2021, TCSO responded to a 911 report of a missing swimmer in the Hatter Cove area of Lake Travis. Multiple agencies participated in rescue efforts. At 5:29 pm, rescue efforts shifted to recovery.

TCSO’s search efforts consisted of daily shoreline searches and the use of various types of sonar. Texas Parks & Wildlife, Austin Police Department and Houston Police Department searched using their sonar as well. Search dogs and underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) were also used in the recovery efforts.

An investigation into the cause and manner of death is being conducted by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

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