NEW INFO: Authorities ID man found dead Tuesday in Lake Travis 


Travis County sheriff’s deputies have identified a man found dead in Lake Travis Tuesday as 27-year-old Ricardo Sierra Martinez, of Mexico.

Martinez’s body was pulled from the water near Bob Wentz Park on the north shore of the lake at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office said Martinez is the man who was reported missing on Sunday, after friends said he swam from the park to a small island in the lake. 

The cause and manner of death is pending the results of an autopsy, but sheriff’s officials say the investigation points to a likely drowning.

Two others who were last seen on Lake Travis in May are still missing, according to the sheriff’s office, including:


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