Body found in Lake Pflugerville identified as missing kayaker

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Search teams look for a missing kayaker on Lake Pflugerville June 10, 2019 (KXAN Photo/Will DuPree)

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — The body found in Lake Pflugerville last Wednesday has been identified as a kayaker who disappeared on the lake June 9.

The city of Pflugerville identified the body as that of Puja Thapa, 23, on Monday.

On Sunday, June 9, around 6:46 p.m. police got a call about a potential drowning as a storm rolled through the area. A family member told KXAN over the phone that a man made it back to shore safely but his wife did not.

Her body was found Wednesday after a multi-day and multi-agency search.


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