Body recovered from Lake Travis after swimmer goes missing

June 17, 2019 - 5:32 pm

LAKEWAY, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- A body has been recovered from Lake Travis, in the area where a swimmer went missing Sunday evening.

Officials said the body was recovered near the Rough Hollow Marina in Lakeway around 3:45 p.m. Monday afternoon.

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The victim's identity will be released once the Medical Examiner's office confirms the person's identity and next of kin are notified.

Rescue crews were called to the area around 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening after witnesses reported a man in his 70s last seen in the water without a life jacket. Rescue swimmers and STAR Flight were called to assist in the search, but turned to recovery around 8:15 p.m. Sunday night.

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