Man stabbed to death in east Travis County; suspect caught in North Texas


Detectives with the Travis County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a deadly stabbing just east of Austin.

The suspect, 31-year-old Adan Torres, was on the run, but was captured in Allen, in North Texas. Deputies did not specify where he was caught.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the sheriff’s department contacted them just after 11:15 p.m. Wednesday night for help responding to a 911 call in the 5700 block of Caroline Lane.

TCSO says Jorge Louis Flores, 25, of Austin, was stabbed in the 15300 block of Trumpet Drive, just next to Caroline Lane, and pronounced dead at the scene at 11:38 p.m.

Witnesses said people were hanging out in the evening when two men started fighting at a home under construction.

Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to call the tip line at 512-854-1444 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477. 

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