Deceased: Pedro Calcalel, Hispanic male, born 12-29-1969
On Sunday, January 20, 2019, at approximately 10 p.m., Austin 911 received a call of a stabbing that had just occurred at the Villas of Quail Creek Apartment complex located at 9036 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin Police, Fire and EMS responded to the scene. Upon arrival, they located the victim, Pedro Calcalel, with multiple stab wounds. Austin-Travis County EMS transported Calcalel to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas where he underwent emergency surgery. Unfortunately, Calcalel succumbed to his injuries on Monday, January 21, 2019 and was pronounced deceased at 6:45 a.m.
Investigators responded to the scene and to the hospital. Detectives believe the motive was robbery and on scene witnesses have described multiple male suspects that fled the scene after the altercation with Calcalel.
On January 22, 2019, the Travis County Medical Examiner performed an autopsy and ruled the manner and cause of death a homicide.
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