Police investigating West Campus homicide


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man who was found unconscious in the 500 block of West 26th Street at the GrandMarc Apartments early Friday morning.

Officers, who were originally called for a check welfare around 5.49a.m., found the victim in with a head injury. The victim was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge, where he later died.

Police say a suspect is in custody and charges are pending. According to a letter sent to residents of the apartment, the two people knew each other.

“Safety of our residents is of the utmost importance to us,” the letter says. “We will do our best to maintain and open line of communication with you.”

The victim’s name has not been released at this time.

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