Police investigate July 26 homicide

Aug. 6 Update: The suspect in the July 26 murder of Joseph White was found dead in White’s vehicle at approximately 7:20 p.m. on July 26 in southern Travis County. Round Rock Police have identified White’s brother-in-law as the lone suspect in the homicide investigation. RRPD believes the cause of the suspect’s death to be a self-inflicted gunshot. The suspect’s official cause of death is pending a final medical examiner’s report from the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 26, Round Rock Police officers responded to a report of gun shots near the 16900-block of N IH-35 – in the parking lot south of Aspen University. Once on scene, Officers found a deceased adult male in a parking lot. It is believed he was shot by the occupants of a pickup truck that left the scene. The victim has been identified as Joseph White, 40, of Pflugerville.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information regarding this incident, call RRPD at 512-218-5500. Anonymous tips can be submitted at https://www.citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/webTipForm.html?id=5853

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