Deceased: Eddie Lester Marshall Jr., Black male, (D.O.B 11/20/61)
On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at approximately 7:39 a.m., Austin 9-1-1 received a call of a individual down behind the apartment complex at 9133 Northgate Blvd. Austin Fire, EMS and Police arrived and located Eddie Marshall with obvious trauma to his body. Despite efforts by Fire and EMS, Marshall succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced deceased at 8:02 a.m. by Dr. Remick.
Homicide detectives were called to the scene and are currently investigating. Based on information developed this incident appears to be isolated with no threat to the public.
Detectives are currently looking to speak with a Black male 30 years of age and a White female 36 years of age who were temporarily staying at the apartment complex.
The Travis County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy tomorrow morning to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
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