FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2020

TCSO Investigating Suspicious Death of an Infant

At 12:27 pm on July 11, 2020, deputies responded to the 5700 block of Roderick Dr. A 911 caller reported an infant was not breathing. CPR was unsuccessful and the two-month-old baby was pronounced deceased at 1:11 pm. Detectives and Crime Scene Specialists responded to the residence and began an investigation into the cause and manner of death.

An autopsy conducted by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office revealed internal injuries inconsistent with natural causes. TCSO is working this case as a homicide.

Detectives executed a search warrant at the residence and conducted interviews with the parents of the infant. The investigation is ongoing and further updates will be released as it progresses.
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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

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