Police look into suspicious death after man found dead in ditch

Body found in ditch along W. Parmer Lane near MoPac. (Juan Salinas/KXAN News)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch in north Austin on Monday afternoon.

According to the Austin Police Department, the body was discovered around 1:20 p.m. in the drainage ditch located in front of the Taco Cabana restaurant at the corner of West Parmer Lane and MoPac Freeway.

The body is that of a white man in his early 50’s.

While authorities are considering his death suspicious, they have to wait until an autopsy report  back to determine how he died.


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