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Austin police investigate dead body found in North Austin

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Austin police are investigating the death of an elderly man whose body was found in a wooded area in North Austin Sunday morning.

A police spokesperson said around 8 a.m.a caller reported finding a dead body in a wooded area off of Braker Lane, just east of Interstate 35.

The Austin Police Search and Rescue Team, a team made of volunteers, were called to the scene and found the body of an elderly man.

APD’s Homicide unit is investigating, as is the standard procedure when dead bodies are found in public.

The police spokesperson said no other details were available at this time. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP