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Man charged with murder in stabbing death of woman in Travis County

The Travis County Sheriff's Office is investigating the stabbing death of a woman in east TravCo. One man has been charged with murder. (PHOTO: German Cortez / CBS Austin)

A man has been charged with murder after a woman died from her injuries early Saturday morning.

Travis County Sheriff's deputies were called out to the 4600 block of Sojourner St. in far east Travis County at 1:45 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, deputies found and detained Roberto Degollado, 51, inside of the home. During their investigation, deputies found an adult woman who had been stabbed. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Degollado was transported to the Travis County Central Booking Facility and charged with murder, felony-1. His bond was set at $500,000.

The victim's identity has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin. The Travis County Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause and manner of death.


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