Body found in Waller Creek in downtown Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A body was found in Waller Creek in downtown Austin July 25.

Officers arrived on the scene at Waller Creek and East Fifth Street near the Hilton Garden Inn around 8:22 a.m. after someone called and said someone was in the creek. Austin-Travis County EMS said they found a man in his 40s lying in the creek. He was declared dead at the scene.

Police identified him as Walter Jack Woynarowski, 44, on Aug. 15. They say no foul play is suspected in his death.

Since the summer of 2016, there have been four bodies (not including Wednesday’s) recovered from Waller Creek in downtown Austin.

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