Drowning Incident in Nolan Creek

Drowning Incident in Nolan Creek


July 09, 2024

Press Release (1)On Monday, July 8, 2024, around 8:48 p.m., the Belton Police Department responded to a drowning call in Nolan Creek near Liberty Park. Witnesses observed a man, later identified as Arturo Chagolla, 55, of Austin, jump into the creek to swim, but he was swept up by the current. Officers engaged in life-saving efforts, but Chagolla was later pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Cliff Coleman. Next of kin has been notified.