FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2016

Body Found Yesterday Identified

On June 6, 2015, a missing person report was generated for a man who was believed to be in his
vehicle that was washed off a low water crossing in the 6300 Block of Spicewood Springs Road
on June 3rd.

On June 7, 2016, at about 11:30am a man’s body was found about 150 yards downstream from the
low water crossing where the vehicle was recovered.

Detectives, along with the Medical Examiner’s Office, went to the scene and recovered the body and took
it to the ME’s Office to start the investigation into the cause of death and to make a positive identification.
On June 8, 2016 the body was positively identified as,

Mark Hayes, 46 years old,
of Austin.

The ME’s Office stated that the cause of death was Accidental Drowning.
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Submitted By: Roger Wade, Senior Public Information Officer, (512) 854-4986

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