FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2018

TCSO Investigating Death of Man in Jonestown

At 12:11 pm on August 24, 2018 deputies responded to a 911 call in the 22000 block of Cold Spring Drive. The caller stated that her ex-husband was trying to break into her residence. She further stated that once he forced entry, she stabbed him and he ran away.

Upon arrival, deputies located the man and immediately began life saving measures. ATCEMS continued resuscitation efforts, but those efforts were unsuccessful. At 12:52 pm, the man was pronounced deceased.

The decedent is identified as:

SAMUEL ROBERT SHARP, 31 of Leander

TCSO is working with the District Attorney’s Office and the case is currently being investigated as a homicide. No charges have been filed.

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

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