AUSTIN (KXAN) — A person was found dead in downtown Austin Friday afternoon, after police were called out for a welfare check.
According to the Austin Police Department, officers responded to West 6th Street and West Avenue around 1:49 p.m.
Someone reported a person in the area was unresponsive, and they didn’t know if they were asleep or dead, police say.
As of 2:45 p.m., the scene was still active with several officers on scene, according to APD.
Austin-Travis County EMS says its personnel responded to a call saying someone was submerged in about a foot of water in a creek.
When medics arrived, they pronounced an adult person dead.
APD says the death is not suspicious at this time.