Travis County Sheriff’s Office Underwater Recovery Team recovered the body of
AKEEM ALBERT CAMERON, 22, of Fort Bragg, NC, on Saturday, September 14, 2019.
1:15 p.m. on that same day, a 911 caller reported Cameron was having trouble
staying above the water in the Thurman Cove area of Lake Travis before he
along with Travis County Parks Police officers, Pedernales Fire Dept., Lake
Travis Fire & Rescue, ATCEMS and STAR Flight immediately responded to the
scene. TCSO Lake Patrol units searched the water before the Underwater Recovery
Team arrived to take over the search.
are investigating the incident and an investigation into the cause and manner
of death is being conducted by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.
is the third person to die in Lake Travis this year. John Petrone died on June
17, after vanishing in the Rough Hollow area of the lake. Sebastian Medina-Page
died on February 21 in the Hurst Creek Arm area while trying to repair a broken
pump at a private residence.