AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department said it recovered a body from Lady Bird Lake near the pedestrian bridge that runs alongside South Lamar Sunday evening.
First responders had repeatedly been called out to the area as people reported the body, but couldn’t find anything, according to APD.
APD confirmed in August 2023 the deceased was Josue Moreno, 45, who police said was shot in an isolated incident on Dec. 19. Police charged Joel Santiago Gonzalez-Paron, 18, was charged in with murder after a shooting that led to Moreno crashing his truck into Lady Bird Lake.
Law enforcement said it was too early to identify the person or determine what caused their death.