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First responders find body while rescuing person who fell at Mt. Bonnell

While searching for the fall patient, crews discovered an "obviously deceased" adult patient, according to ATCEMS.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin first responders found the body of an adult Saturday evening while responding to a rescue call at Mt. Bonnell.

Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) tweeted shortly after 8:30 p.m. that paramedics, along with the Austin Fire Department, the Austin Police Department and STAR Flight, were responding after a person fell from a cliff. They responded to the scene around 7:30 p.m.

The person was found, treated and taken to Dell Seton Medical Center. 

While searching for the fall patient, crews discovered a second adult patient who was "obviously deceased," according to ATCEMS. The body had "been there for some time" officials told KVUE.

Police said the body had been present for a few days. He was identified as 21-year-old Prabin Gharti. The investigation is still ongoing although the case is not being considered as suspicious.

No other information was immediately available.

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