University Park Police Sergeant Found Dead After Going Missing While Duck Hunting

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A University Park police sergeant, who was reported missing on Wednesday while duck hunting, was found dead Thursday morning, the police department said.

The department identified the officer as Sgt. Robert Ramsey and said he went duck hunting at Lake Tawakoni in Hunt County on Wednesday.

Police said it appeared Ramsey was launching his boat from a public ramp at 11:30 a.m. when, for an unknown reason, he ended up in the water. His body was found at around 11:20 a.m. Thursday and was eventually recovered by crews with the Texas Game Warden, police said.

Further details on his death have not been released as authorities continue to investigate.


CBS Dallas / Fort Worth