Man found dead in pond with lawnmower

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 25-year-old man was found dead in a pond in east Austin Monday night.

It happened around 10 p.m. at BAE Systems, located at 6500 Tracor Ln., near Highway 183 and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Police received a 9-1-1 call reporting an overturned tractor in a drainage ditch. The man was identified Tuesday as Kevin San Miguel Lopez.

Investigators said when they arrived on scene they found the man and a lawnmower in the water.

Officers pulled him out, but they were unable to revive him.

OSHA, Travis County Medical Examiner and APD Homicide are all investigating, but didn’t believe it’s suspicious.

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