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Travis County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death after structure fire

Deputies discovered a woman’s body in the debris of a structure fire in eastern Travis County.

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — The Travis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death after discovering a woman’s body in the debris of a structure fire.

On Thursday, July 22, deputies received a deceased person call around noon, according to a press release. When they arrived on scene in eastern Travis County, they found a structure burned to the ground and the body of a "badly burned" female.

The fire took place on Roadrunner View Road.

The Sheriff's office said that “due to the unusual nature of the incident,” it is investigating the case as a suspicious death. The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted on autopsy Friday. The results are pending.


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