Man’s body found near Onion Creek greenbelt ruled a homicide


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are looking for suspects after a man’s body was found in southeast Austin Sunday evening.

The death of Juan Zapata, 38, has been ruled a homicide according to the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police say a person walking their dog called them after finding a man’s body on the side of the road near Onion Creek Drive and Springville Lane around 6:30 p.m. The area is just south of East William Cannon near the Onion Creek Greenbelt.

It is unknown if the victim and suspect were known to each other, or how many suspects police are looking for. 

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