Saugata Ghosh, the victim who nearly drown before being rescued Sunday evening near Lake Travis marina has died at a local hospital, according to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office identified Ghosh, 34, as the victim. He was with friends swimming near a party boat when he started to struggle in the water.


Austin-Travis County EMS says Ghosh was pulled from the water onto a pontoon boat by a passerby. Medics intercepted the boat at Emerald Point Marina and transported Ghosh to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 5:30 p.m., the sheriff’s office says. source

Ghosh’s cause and manner of death has not yet been officially determined by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.