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Death in Custody at Travis County Correctional Complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2022

Death in Custody at Travis County Correctional Complex

At approximately 1:40 pm on September 27, 2022, ANDRES VILLAREAL-SALGUERO, 30 of Austin was observed by a corrections officer to be unresponsive in his cell. CPR was administered immediately by both TCSO medical staff and ATCEMS. Resuscitation efforts were ultimately unsuccessful, and Villareal-Salguero was pronounced deceased at 2:21 pm.

Villareal-Salguero was booked into custody July 16, 2021, charged with three counts of Aggravated Robbery and one count of Assault of a Public Servant. Bond was set at $40,000 for each of the Aggravated Robbery charges and $15,000 for the Assault of a Public Servant charge.

An investigation by TCSO’s Internal Affairs Unit, Criminal Investigations Division, Texas Rangers and the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office is underway, as is customary with any death in custody. An autopsy was conducted September 28, 2022, and the final report is pending.


Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 854-4986

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