Update: Body found in a ditch on Burnet Rd.

Update, 3:30 P.M.

The Austin Police Department have identified the man who was found dead in a ditch near Burnet Road on Monday afternoon as 41-year-old Brian Gregory Cristan.

Cristan's body was found by a pedestrian walking on a sidewalk on Burnet Road and Gault Lane on Monday around 4:30 P.M.

APD is still investigating the cause of death and a toxicology report is still pending.

 


Update, 1:50 P.M.

The Austin Police Department has determined the death of a man found in a ditch near Burnet Road on Monday, is not suspicious.

APD released a statement Tuesday afternoon, after an autopsy revealed no obvious signs of trauma. A toxicology report is still pending.


Austin Police are investigating the discovery of a dead male found in a ditch near Burnet Road around 4:30 Monday afternoon.

According to authorities, a pedestrian discovered the body while walking on a sidewalk Monday evening. The body appeared to have been in the ditch for quite some time.

APD said the death is suspicious in nature and are investigating the cause. The body was described as a white male, who appeared to be in his late 20's to early 30's.

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