Missing man’s body recovered from Lady Bird Lake, Austin police confirm

Details on what led to the man’s death are still under investigation

Police lights at a crime scene.

AUSTIN, Texas – A man’s body was recovered from Lady Bird Lake in Austin on Saturday, but police are still trying to piece together what led to his death.

According to a report from the Austin American-Statesman, officers were initially called just before 3 p.m., Friday, after 33-year-old Jonathan Honey was reported missing.

Police canvassed the area on Saturday and they recovered Honey’s body Saturday afternoon, the Statesman reports.

A city council member confirmed to the Statesman that Honey was visiting the city from the Washington, D.C. region for a bachelor party before he disappeared.

The details surrounding the man’s death are still under investigation, police said.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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