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Arrest Made in Homicide of Teenager


Arrest Made in Homicide of Teenager

In the late afternoon hours of October 7, 2021, TCSO arrested Esdras Escobar, 17 of Austin for the death of his 16 year old friend on September 27, 2021. Escobar was booked into the Travis County Jail, charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide, a state jail felony. Bail was set at $50,000.

At 3:12 pm on September 27, 2021, deputies responded to an apartment complex in the 14100 block of Thermal Drive. A 911 caller reported an individual had been shot. When deputies arrived, they discovered a deceased 16 year old male inside the residence with a gunshot wound.
Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

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