FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 12, 2012
Contact: Public Information Office, 974-5017
Date: Monday, September 3, 2012
Location: 600 block of Neches
Deceased: Matthew Casey, White male, (D. O. B. 08-26-1977)
On Monday, September 3, 2012 at 12:48 a.m., Austin Police responded to a
person down call at the 600 block of Neches St. The responding officer
was initially flagged down by witnesses and directed to an injured male.
It is believed that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation
with a male and female. The victim collapsed to the ground after being
punched, striking his head against the pavement. Mr. Casey was
transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. On Monday,
September 10, 2012 at 6:20 p.m., Mr. Casey died as a result of the
injuries he sustained in the assault. On September 12, 2012, the Travis
County Medical Examiner’s Officer ruled Casey’s death a Homicide.
Detectives are looking for the following persons:
5’6” to 5’8”
He has tattoos on his chest, upper arms and upper back and a possibly
has a tattoo of the word “TEXAS” in large block letters across his upper
back. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with a light
colored logo, long black shorts with a black shirt tucked into a back
pocket and dark colored tennis shoes.
5’6” to 5’8”
She was last seen wearing a white baseball cap with small logo with her
hair pulled into a ponytail, light colored tennis shoes, a pink &
blue jumper (shorts) outfit with a single strap over her right shoulder.
The outfit was predominately pink with blue across the left side of
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the
Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588 or Crimestoppers at 512-472-TIPS or
text “Tip 103” + your message to CRIMES. You may be eligible for a cash
reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest or charges being