Deceased: Hispanic female, approximately 40 years of age
On Sunday, August 4, 2019 at approximately 9:57 p.m., Austin 911 received a call of a woman down inside the residence. Austin Police and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene and located a woman who had sustained obvious trauma to the body. EMS obtained a time of death at 11:02 p.m.
Austin homicide detectives and crime scene units arrived to begin processing the scene. They are speaking with witnesses and looking for more information. Detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide.
The Travis County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy in the near future to determine the exact cause and manner of death.
They are also asking the public to be on the lookout for a red, 4-door Toyota Camry with Texas license plate FLH-0260. Anyone who locates the vehicle is asked to call the police with the location of the vehicle and any occupant description.
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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