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Arrest made in connection with homicide in east Austin

Posted: Jul 24, 2020 / 08:15 AM CDT

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police said Friday they made an arrest in connection with the death of a woman on July 20.

APD arrested James Quinton Sorrels, 23, in connection with the death of Karen Sue Henson.

No charges against Sorrels have been made public yet.

Police say they are still unclear what happened after Henson went outside of her apartment to investigate a noise she heard, but when police and other emergency personnel arrived at the scene around 2:50 a.m., they found Henson with “severe trauma to her body.”

he was found at the Delwood Apartments, 1400 E. 51st Street, police said.

Police pointed out that Henson was known for helping others who were homeless, as she was once homeless herself.

“Given her efforts, many knew where she lived,” police said.

The official cause of death is still not known, police said. The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office is in charge of an autopsy to find the cause and manner of death.


Austin Police Department
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Homicide #27: Do you know who killed Karen Henson? Call Crime Stoppers ATX at 512-472-TIPS (8477).

Case: 20-2020147

Date: Monday, July 20, 2020

Time: 2:50 a.m.

Location: 1400 E. 51st Street

Deceased: Karen Sue Henson, White female, 12/24/1961

On Monday, July 20, 2020 at approximately 2:50 a.m., Austin 911 received a call about an injured woman at the Delwood Apartments located at 1400 E. 51st Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered Karen Sue Henson with severe trauma to her body. Austin-Travis County EMS transported Ms. Henson to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas where, despite lifesaving attempts, she was pronounced deceased at 3:25 a.m. by Dr. Cardenas.
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