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Suspicious death near Austin Energy substation being investigated

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man’s body found Thursday morning near the Austin Energy Kingsbury solar station in east Austin is being investigated as a suspicious death by police.

The body of Magdaleno Benitez Flores, 25, was found around 8:22 a.m. in the 5000 block of Alf Avenue, near the intersection of Springdale Road and Airport Boulevard.

MasTec utility employees found the body and called police. Officers say they believe the body was there for several days before being found.

The Travis County medical examiner is performing an autopsy Friday.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone who knew Flores, was in the area of the solar station during the past week, or has any information on the death to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-474-TIPS.

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Suspicious death near Austin Energy substation being investigated …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man’s body found Thursday morning near the Austin Energy Kingsbury solar station in east Austin is being investigated as a suspicious death by police.

The body of Magdaleno Benitez Flores, 25, was found around 8:22 a.m. in the 5000 block of Alf Avenue, near the intersection of Springdale Road and Airport Boulevard.

MasTec utility employees found the body and called police. Officers say they believe the body was there for several days before being found.

The Travis County medical examiner is performing an autopsy Friday.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone who knew Flores, was in the area of the solar station during the past week, or has any information on the death to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-474-TIPS.

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Police investigate suspicious death – Story | KTBC – FOX 7 Austin

– UPDATE: The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Dijon Reid Tuesday. 

Austin Police have ruled the death of a man they discovered during a welfare check suspicious.

Last Thursday police conducted a welfare check in the 7500 block of Berkman Dr. around 12:30 p.m. According to police, they discovered the body of 59-year-old Charles Edward Peterson III.The Travis County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy Friday morning and ruled the death a homicide.

Police are searching for Peterson’s roommate identified as 27-year-old Dijon Reid. Police said Reid is wanted for failing to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

Reid is described as being 6 feet tall and weighs around 200 pounds.

According to police, Reid frequents areas of Manor Road, Rogge Lane and Cameron Road.

 A $1,000 reward has been offered by Crime Stoppers for any information leading to the capture of Reid.

 

Police investigate suspicious death – Story | KTBC – FOX 7 Austin

– UPDATE: The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Dijon Reid Tuesday. 

Austin Police have ruled the death of a man they discovered during a welfare check suspicious.

Last Thursday police conducted a welfare check in the 7500 block of Berkman Dr. around 12:30 p.m. According to police, they discovered the body of 59-year-old Charles Edward Peterson III.The Travis County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy Friday morning and ruled the death a homicide.

Police are searching for Peterson’s roommate identified as 27-year-old Dijon Reid. Police said Reid is wanted for failing to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

Reid is described as being 6 feet tall and weighs around 200 pounds.

According to police, Reid frequents areas of Manor Road, Rogge Lane and Cameron Road.

 A $1,000 reward has been offered by Crime Stoppers for any information leading to the capture of Reid.

 

Read more at: http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/278779045-story

BREAKING: Police investigating body found in Waller Creek – Austin American

Police have not confirmed if the man’s death is suspicious or not, but at 2:30 p.m., he was still lying face down in the creek in what appeared to be hospital scrubs.

Read more at: http://www.statesman.com/news/breaking-news/breaking-police-investigating-body-found-waller-creek/KZfGuAp1bmiCz16PmzzVWK/