Investigators hope new clues will help identify victim in burned trunk

Austin-Travis County EMS says the age and gender of the victim is not known. (KXAN Photo/Kyle Kovilaritch)
Body found inside burning truck in Del Valle on Buck Lane (KXAN Photo/Kyle Kovilaritch)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Investigators hope a sports jersey and specific tattoos will help investigators identify the burned body found in a truck in Del Valle on Sunday, Oct. 30

Travis County Fire Rescue responded at 7:45 a.m. to a report of a car fire on Buck Lane. In the process of extinguishing the fire, a body was discovered in the trunk of the vehicle. Due to extensive damage caused by the fire, it has been difficult to positively identify the body.

Punisher jersey example (TCSO Photo)
Punisher jersey example (TCSO Photo)

The person found in the trunk is a man wearing a Punisher 74 jersey (seen at right), Volcom pants and athletic footwear. He has the letters MAR in script writing tattooed on the back side of his left shoulder and a lion/flame tattoo vertically juxtaposed in the middle of his upper back.

TCSO is asking anyone with information regarding this person’s identity to give Crime Stoppers a call at 512-472-8477.

Drawing of tattoo of victim found on Buck Lane (TCSO Photo)
Drawing of tattoo of victim found on Buck Lane (TCSO Photo)
Drawing of tattoo of victim found on Buck Lane (TCSO Photo)
Drawing of tattoo of victim found on Buck Lane (TCSO Photo)

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