Two bodies found inside East Austin home

An investigation is underway after two bodies were found inside an East Austin home. Police say this is a death investigation and are not calling it a murder or suicide.

Police say they received a check welfare call around 11:45 p.m. When officers arrived to the 5600 block of Cordell Lane near Rexford Drive they found the bodies.

The investigation is ongoing so no details have been released about the victims, suspects or motive.

Police say it's not clear if the two victims lived in the home but there was no other people were inside the home when they arrived. They do say that there is a history of activity at the address.

Along with homicide detectives and the Crime Scene Unit, animal control officers were also on scene because a couple of dogs were found.

Police say there is no danger to the those who live in the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Up Next:

  • Popular

  • Recent


FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):

Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories