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Deputies retrieving 3 bodies in Bastrop County

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 ELGIN — A recovery operation is underway for three bodies found inside a cistern in the middle of a cornfield.According to Bastrop County deputies, a 911 call that came in shortly after midnight Wednesday, Aug. 9, reported three people had fallen into the hole after chasing a dog into the field near the 300 block of New Trail near County Line Road.When deputies arrived, they found the three bodies inside the cavity along with the animal.The identities of the victims have not been released.As of 2:30 p.m., crews were still ventilating the hole for unsafe air and sewer gas before ...

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