On Sunday, July 2, 2017 the Travis County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a missing swimmer on the Pedernales River in Reimers Ranch Park. According to witnesses, the swimmer was attempting to cross the river, began to struggle and then submerged. His brother attempted to rescue him, but also began to struggle and ultimately, went under the water as well.

The brother was rescued by bystanders and is currently hospitalized. The missing swimmer never re-surfaced and his body was recovered at approximately 11:30 am on Monday July 3, 2017.

The identity of the swimmer is:

ZAYD MUSTAFA, 22 of SUGARLAND, TX.

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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 318-5669

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