Recovery teams find body of missing boater

TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) — Members of STARFlight, Austin-Travis County EMS medics, Texas Search and Rescue and Travis County Sheriff’s have found the body of a missing boater.

A canoe overturned on Lake Travis Saturday evening. Medics originally believed the male victim was submerged in an area with water 30-feet deep.

STARFlight rescue swimmers located the canoe and spent about 45-minutes searching for the victim before the operation transitioned to recovery mode.

The body was recovered at Pace Bend Park near 21611 Arrowhead Point just before 1 p.m. on Sunday.

They found the man 40 to 50 feet off shore in an area of water 10 feet deep.

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