Detectives investigating homicide west of Leander

Detectives are investigating a homicide in NW Travis County (Jeremy Thomas / KXAN)

TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a man in Northwest Travis County as a homicide.

Deputies were called to the 14300 block of Summit View Drive, west of Leander, shortly after 3:00 Saturday afternoon, a TCSO spokesperson said.

When deputies arrived, they discovered a man’s body inside a home.

One person was taken into custody Saturday, according to TCSO officials.

The incident was initially reported as a stabbing, but authorities are not able to confirm if the victim died from a stab wound.

Just after 8 p.m., deputies received a search warrant to investigate inside the home. A K-9 unit was brought in to help search for evidence. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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