Man finds overnight guest dead in bed next to him

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by HEATHER KOVAR / KVUE News

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Posted on June 16, 2013 at 3:27 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 17 at 8:02 AM

AUSTIN -- Police are investigating a suspicious death at the Hillside Villas Apartments on 2700 Wickersham Lane in Southeast Austin.

Police say they were called to the apartments at 11:33 Sunday morning.

A resident allegedly met someone out Saturday night and the two came home together. When the resident woke up, the other person was dead.

Police say they are investigating this as suspicious because the death is of a 26-year-old male.The resident is a 36-year-old male. Police say when the resident realized his guest was dead, he went to a neighbor's apartment and called 911.

Police would not say whether alcohol or drugs were found inside the apartment. They are waiting for a cause of death from the medical examiner.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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