AUSTIN -- Austin police are investigating a man's death they say is the city's third homicide of the year.
Police say 36-year-old Robert Morales Jr. was found just before 7 a.m. Sunday Jan. 19 on a dirt road in the 8500 block of Old Manor Rd.
Officers arrived and discovered Morales lying on the ground with apparent trauma to his body.
The incident has been ruled a homicide by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The investigation into this case continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the homicide tip line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES.