Skip to main content

Death in Custody at Travis County Jail


Death in Custody at Travis County Jail

At approximately 8:00 am on January 15, 2023, inmate ISRAEL RESENDIZ MOLINA, 47 of Austin was found unresponsive in his unit. CPR was administered immediately by both TCSO medical staff and ATCEMS.

Molina was transported by ATCEMS to a local hospital where he later died.Molina was booked into custody January 10, 2023, charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

An investigation by TCSO’s Internal Affairs Unit, Criminal Investigations Division, the Texas Rangers and the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office is underway, as is customary with any death in custody. The autopsy was conducted on January 15, 2023, and the final report is pending.


Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

Can’t find what you are looking for?

If you need additional assistance, please visit our Contact Us page.

To report website issues or share feedback, please use our feedback form.