Fisherman discovers body in Lampasas River near I-35 bridge

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Jan 20, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-20 14:21:32-05

BELTON, Texas – A fisherman on Thursday discovered a body face down in the Lampasas River near the I-35 bridge, Belton police reported Friday.

Police said the man matched the description of a missing person from Taylor.

The discovery was reported just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The Morgan’s Point Dive Team helped with the recovery.

“The body, which had a head injury consistent with a high fall, was sent to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy to determine cause of death,” Belton police said in a news release.

The investigation continues.

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