Police investigating Lady Bird Lake death as possible suicide

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by KVUE

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Posted on February 17, 2014 at 12:21 PM

AUSTIN, Texas -- Police say they are investigating the death of a person found in Lady Bird Lake Monday as a possible suicide.

Just before 8:45 a.m. a man called 911 to report a body floating in the water near the trail at Lavaca and Cesar Chavez.

Recovery efforts began by the Austin Police Department, Austin Fire Department and the St. Edward's University Police Department. Around 10 a.m. the body was recovered from the water.

The identity of the person is pending an investigation. A spokesperson with the department told KVUE the cause of death is possibly suicide.

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