Woman Found In Texas Lake Was Shot To Death, Investigators Say

AUSTIN (April 27, 2013)--A woman whose body was found in Lake Travis with a gunshot wound to the head had been reported missing by her boyfriend, who wrote that he put her body in the water before killing himself, investigators said.

The body of Shameka McGriff, 27, of Austin was found Thursday night in the lake near Austin, the Travis County Sheriff’s Office said.

The medical examiner's office said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

The sheriff's office said McGriff was reported missing on April 10 by her boyfriend.

Authorities investigating her disappearance believed she was not alive and had been searching the lake.

Detectives interviewed her boyfriend, but before they could investigate further he killed himself April 17 in San Antonio.

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