William B Travis High School Death, Suicide – The Austin Independent School District Police Department (AISDPD) is currently investigating a tragic incident that took place on the premises of William B Travis High School, located at 1211 E Oltorf St. The incident involved the unfortunate death of an individual.
At approximately 7:30 AM, two staff members promptly notified the police after discovering a distressing situation on campus. Specifically, they found a body suspended from a tree. In response to the report, both AISDPD and officers from the Austin Police Department (APD) arrived at the scene to assess the situation.
Upon their arrival, law enforcement officials confirmed the presence of a deceased individual located at the rear area of the school. Medical personnel who were present at the scene officially pronounced the victim, a teenage female, dead. The circumstances surrounding this incident have led the investigation to be handled by the homicide division, indicating the seriousness and sensitivity of the situation.
Given the gravity of the situation and the ongoing investigation, the school district has decided to cancel all classes for the day. This step has been taken to ensure the well-being of students, staff, and the community during this challenging time.
As the investigation progresses, authorities will work diligently to gather all pertinent information and details related to this tragic event. The incident serves as a solemn reminder of the importance of supporting one another and fostering a safe and supportive environment within educational institutions.
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