FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2020

Charges Brought in Suspicious Death Case

At 7:03 am on May 21, 2020, deputies responded to a deceased person call in the 1700 block of East Parmer Lane. An abandoned home on the property is a known transient camp location.

Deputies discovered a body in an advanced state of decomposition, wrapped in a carpet. Further investigation by detectives revealed evidence the body had been located other places within the camp.

The decedent is identified as Mitchell Leonard Sullins, 58 who was a transient. The investigation into the cause and manner of death is ongoing.

TCSO has charged Isaiah Dante Perez, 24 of Austin with Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence - Human Corpse and he is currently in custody at the Travis County Jail.
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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 318-5669

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