Body found in Austin floodwaters

Victim may have been swept away after heavy flooding


Austin police are trying to determine how a body ended up in a man's backyard after heavy flooding over the weekend. 

According to officers, a homeowner was cleaning his property when he spotted the body of a middle aged man that was covered in debris.

Officials believe the body may have been swept away by rushing water. An autopsy will be done to determine a cause of death. Police have not said if foul play was involved.

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