On June 11, 2015, at 11:22am Sheriff's Office Lake Units were flagged down by several people saying that a teenage girl was missing in the Cypress Creek Arm of Lake Travis near Volente.
STARFlight, Austin Travis County EMS and Volente Fire Department all assisted in looking for the missing teen but were not able to locate her.

The Sheriff's Underwater Recovery Team (Sheriff's Office Dive Team) were called to the scene and searched on Thursday afternoon but did not locate her. Searches on Friday did not locate her either.

On June 13, 2015, Texas Park and Wildlife assisted by using their sonar to help locate the body and at 1:20pm she was recovered from Lake Travis.

The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office was called to the scene to start their investigation and positively identified the girl as;
Sarah Elizabeth Pool, Date of Birth 3-13-2000,
of the West Lake Hills area. They will continue their investigation into the cause of death with Sheriff's Detectives.
Roger Wade
Senior Public Information Officer
Travis County Sheriff's Office
Office 512-854-4986
Pager 512-935-1162

Back to Top