AUSTIN (KXAN) - Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a teenagegirl at an East Austin apartment complex. Austin police are callingthe death suspicious.
Police were initially responding to assist an EMS call atHuntington Meadows Apartment Complex Sunday morning, but instead,they found the girl's body. The apartment complex is located at7000 Decker Lane.
"When they did enter the apartment, just from the evidence theycollected, there is obvious signs of being suspicious in nature ofthe whole incident," said Sgt. James Mason, Austin PoliceDepartment.
Investigators are now trying to figure out exactly what led tothe teen's death.
"Right now, homicide detectives are on scene," said Sgt. Mason."Right now, they're in the process of processing the wholescene."
Tonya Crenshaw lives in the apartment complex. She is notsurprised.
"The cops are here a lot," said Crenshaw. "I see them alot."
Crenshaw has two little girls and a baby on the way. She triesher best to keep her family safe.
"I've heard about a lot of robberies," said Crenshaw. "They saythe more back of the apartment complex you go, the more radios andcars that get broken into."
This young girl's death has Crenshaw thinking twice about livingthere.
"With the economy the way it is, we don't have money to move,"said Crenshaw. "It's hard."
Sub-freezing temperatures are forecast to continue in many areas through Sunday morning. Combined with an overrunning moisture pattern and upper level disturbance, some light freezing drizzle or sleet may form Saturday into Sunday morning.
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Sub-freezing temperatures and an approaching upper level disturbance could combine to produce some patchy freezing drizzle or sleet Saturday and early Sunday morning.