Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Time: 1:48 p.m.
Location: 6118 Fairway St.
Deceased: Guadalupe Sanchez Jr., Hispanic male, 07-28-1983
Arrested: Vincent Serrato, Hispanic male, 34 years of age
On July 8, 2020 at approximately 1:48 p.m., Austin 911 received a call of a man with stab wounds inside a residence in an apartment complex located at 6119 Fairway St. Upon arrival, officers discovered Guadalupe Sanchez with trauma to his body. Officers began resuscitation efforts immediately after determining he was not breathing. Austin-Travis County EMS arrived and took over. Despite their efforts, Mr. Sanchez succumbed to his wounds. He was pronounced deceased on scene at 2:20 p.m. by Dr. Escott.
Homicide detectives and crime scene specialists arrived to process the scene. Detectives gathered information from witnesses and identified Vincent Serrato as a suspect. A murder warrant for Serrato was issued yesterday. He was taken into custody by Round Rock Police Department last night, July 8, 2020. Serrato is charged with murder, a 1st degree felony. He is currently in custody in the Travis County Jail.
While the motive is still under investigation, preliminary indications are the incident is restricted to those parties involved. There is no ongoing threat to the public regarding this matter.
The Travis County Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the official cause and manner of death.
Booking Photo of Vincent Serrato
Detectives are asking anyone with video or information about this incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App or email APD Homicide at email@example.com. You may remain anonymous. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.