Police investigating after woman found dead with obvious trauma

The Austin Police Department is investigating the death of a woman in downtown Austin. 

Police officers were dispatched to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in the 800 block of Neches Street for a 'nature unknown' call around 5 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered the body of a black woman with obvious signs of trauma.

She was pronounced deceased on the scene. 

A male subject has been detained for his involvement in this incident, according to the Austin Police Department. 

Anyone with information that could help detectives with their investigation is asked to call the Austin Police Department.