Body of 8-year-old boy who fell off boat in Lake Travis has been found

Incident happened Monday in the Cow Creek Arm of Lake Travis

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AUSTIN, TexasUpdate: The body of an 8-year-old boy who fell off of a boat in Lake Travis has been recovered, according to media reports.

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office told KXAN that a dive team recovered his body on Tuesday night.

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Original: Authorities are searching for an 8-year-old boy who fell off of a boat in Lake Travis on Monday afternoon.

The Austin-Travis County EMS wrote on social media that the incident happened at around 2 p.m. in the Cow Creek arm of Lake Travis.

Rescuers from the North Lake Travis Fire Department and STAR Flight - Travis County searched for the child but were not able to locate him.

A Tweet from ATCEMS states that “efforts have turned to recovery.”

The Travis County ESD told KXAN that the boy was not wearing a life jacket at the time.

KXAN reported that the Travis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

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