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APD investigating suspicious death in northwest Austin

Police said the incident was first reported as a check welfare call.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department is investigating a suspicious death near the 12200 block of Old Stage Trail Thursday afternoon.

Police said they responded around 2:30 p.m. in reference to a welfare check. Officials were told a deceased person was located inside the residence.

Upon arrival, police found a deceased male with injuries to his body. Evidence at this time indicates a disturbance may have taken place before his death.

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Police said it appears to be an isolated incident and there is no immediate danger to the public. Officers said they have identified a person of interest and they are working to locate them.

Police reported the victim is a Hispanic male in his 30s. His death is Austin's 88th homicide of 2021.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call police at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers 512-472-TIPS.


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