Woman’s body recovered after being swept away in stormwaters, Lewisville police say

The Lewisville Police Department and Fire Department responded to a water rescue around 4:00pm today near the 700 block of Fox Avenue and Creekside Drive.

Officials say a woman was swept away by rising stormwaters along a spillway between Fox Avenue and Bellaire Blvd. It is unclear why the woman was in or near the spillway.

Lewisville and Carrollton firefighters searched the area, but could not locate the woman.

At around 5:55pm, the woman’s body was located well downstream near a residential neighborhood off W. Southwest Parkway and Misty Lane.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will release the official cause of death and identity of the deceased.

No additional information is available.