At 2:22 PM on Sunday, April 30, 2017, TCSO responded to a report of a missing swimmer on Lake Travis. Lake Patrol Deputies as well as Austin Travis County EMS, Lake Travis Fire Rescue and Star Flight mobilized and were on scene within a matter of minutes. Surface searches, shoreline searches and aerial searches were conducted, but the swimmer was not found. At approximately 3:00 PM, the incident was re-categorized from Rescue to a Recovery mission.

The TCSO Dive Team was assembled and began operations in search of the missing swimmer at 8:00 AM Monday, May 1, 2017. At 10:45 AM, his body was found and recovered from a depth of approximately 50 feet. The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office took custody of the body and their investigation into cause and manner of death is underway.

The decedent is identified as: TAI LE, 21 of Garland, TX.

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