Austin Police Department

Police identify victim in east side suspicious death

January 03, 2019 - 2:26 pm

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are still searching for clues in the death of a woman on New Year's Eve on the city's east side.

Police found the body of 23-year old Nicole Coleman in the 7000 block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. December 31. Coleman's body was found in the woods with obvious trauma, and she was pronounced deceased by Austin-Travis County EMS medics.

Homicide investigators have been speaking with witnesses, and are limiting the information being released in order to protect the integrity of the investigation.

The Travis County Medical Examiner has ruled Coleman's death a homicide.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident, or who may have spoken recently with Coleman, to call Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.

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