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TCSO Inmate Dies at Local Hospital


TCSO Inmate Dies at Local Hospital

On the afternoon of June 1, 2022, RENE RUIZ, 41 of Austin, an inmate at the Travis County Correctional Complex reported not feeling well. After evaluation by TCSO’s medical team and ATCEMS, he was transported to a local hospital at 3:43 pm, where Ruiz was later pronounced dead at 4:31 pm.

Ruiz was booked into custody May 28, 2022, charged with a Parole Violation.

An investigation by TCSO’s Internal Affairs Unit, Criminal Investigations Division, Round Rock Police Department and the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office is underway, as is customary with any death in custody. An autopsy was conducted on June 2, 2022, and the final report is pending.
Submitted By: Sean McCormick, Multimedia Information Specialist (512) 854-4986

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