AUSTIN (KXAN) — The death of a man found Monday in a North Austin drainage ditch has been ruled a homicide.
Bart A. Hollis’s body was found along West Parmer Lane near MoPac about 2 p.m. Detectives said the 53-year-old man suffered obvious trauma to his body.
An autopsy performed Tuesday by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the death as a homicide.
Police plan to talk more about the man’s death on Thursday.
Anyone with information about the ongoing investigation is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text “Tip 103″ + your message to CRIMES.