The Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the body found July 16, 2016 under an overpass at 12935 South Interstate Highway 35 Service Road Northbound as

 RICHARD RAY, 59 of Austin, TX

 On July 16, 2016 around 8:00 am, a worker mowing the grass with a tractor discovered the body of Mr. Ray under the South Highway 45 East to Interstate 35 North ramp. TCSO personnel arrived on scene and determined the body had been there for some time.

The Travis County Medical Examiner’s investigation into cause of death is ongoing and results will be released upon its completion. Mr. Ray was known by law enforcement to be a transient.


Submitted by: Kristen Dark, Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson (512) 318-5669

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