AUSTIN, Texas - Texas DPS has identified a body found on the Texas State Capitol grounds in early April.
Jerry Benton, 53, of Austin was found on April 6 lying on the ground near the south entrance of the Texas Workforce Commission's building which is located at 101 E. 15th St. by a security guard.
DPS troopers and special agents, as well as Austin/Travis County EMS, responded to the scene, but Benton was pronounced dead at the scene.
DPS says his next of kin has been notified and the cause of death is still pending.
The investigation remains active, and no additional information is available at this time.