AUSTIN (KXAN) — The body of a diver was recovered Tuesday after he went missing in Lake Travis Saturday evening.
Travis County Parks, Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO), Austin-Travis County EMS and Lake Travis Fire Rescue searched Lake Travis near Mansfield Dam Park on Saturday night after TCSO received a report that a person who went to the lake earlier hadn’t returned home.
The search and rescue teams used boats and thermal-imaging drones in their efforts.
Search efforts were conducted Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday mornings.
The body of the diver was located 60 ft. underwater around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. His body was recovered about an hour later, according to a public information officer with TCSO.
TCSO Lake Patrol Deputies, the Lower Colorado River Authority, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and the Austin Police Department helped in the search.
The identity of the diver is not being released at this time.