11:45 a.m. Monday update: Austin police are no longer considering the death of a person who was found near the Interstate 35 bridge over Williamson Creek in South Austin to be suspicious.
Sunday: A person found dead Sunday afternoon near the Interstate 35 bridge over Williamson Creek in South Austin appeared to have signs of trauma and Austin police are investigating the case as a suspicious death, officials said.
Senior police officer Marcos Johnson said police received a 911 call at 12:06 p.m. reporting an unresponsive person at the 5500 block of south I-35 northbound service road, under the bridge and close to the creek.
Medics found the man and pronounced him dead at the scene, Austin-Travis County EMS said.
“There does appear to be trauma to the body. It does not appear to be flood or water related,” Johnson said.
Austin police homicide investigators were called into