In the late afternoon hours of July 9, 2017, TCSO Lake Patrol Deputies responded to a report of CPR in progress on a party boat on Lake Travis. The victim was transported to Emerald Point Marina where CPR was continued. Austin Travis County EMS transported him to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:26 pm.

The decedent is identified as

SAUGATA GHOSH, 34 of Austin.

According to witnesses, Mr. Ghosh and several friends were swimming near the party boat when he started to struggle in the water.

The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office in the coming weeks, pending toxicology results.

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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986
NEWS RELEASE
TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
P.O. Box 1748, Austin, Texas 78767

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