Police: Murder-suicide suspected in South Austin deaths

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is investigating two suspicious deaths in South Austin. According to the Austin Police Department they received an attempted suicide call in the 200 block of Heartwood Drive at 5:11 p.m. on Sunday. The caller, Roy Keenan, 82, told dispatchers he killed his wife due to a predetermined illness and he was going to kill himself.

When officers arrived at the home, they found Roy’s body along with an unidentified woman inside the home. A dog inside the home was also dead.

The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Roy’s death was a suicide. The ME’s Office is now waiting on toxicology results to determine the woman’s cause of death.


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