Suspicious Death Investigation **UPDATED**

  • Date Occurred:
    July 16, 2020 at approximately 3:30 am
  • Location Reported:
    507 West 23rd Street, off campus

The following **UPDATE** issued by APD at 1:25 p.m.:

After detectives were able to conclude the on scene investigation, APD no longer believes there is anything suspicious in relation to this death. There are no suspects at this time. 


At 3:30 a.m. the Austin Police Department alerted UTPD to a report of a suspicious death at 507 West 23rd Street (Skyloft Apartments).

According to APD, officers responded to a check welfare call. A 28-year-old man was found deceased inside an apartment. At this time there is no known UT affiliation.

If You Have Any Information:

  • Off campus: The Austin Police Department is actively investigating this incident. Call APD at 311 if you have any information about this crime.

Campus Resources:

Student Emergency Services supports students who have been or know someone who has been a victim of a crime on or off campus. For those services, please visit the student emergency services page.

The Victims Advocate Network supports UT employees, staff, students, and visitors who have been the victim of a crime. For more information, visit the Victims Advocate Network page.

July 16, 2020