A total of thirty-three murders were committed in Austin during 2012. Senior Police Officer Veneza Bremner says homicide detectives have been very successful in figuring out who committed them, "Twenty-nine of the thirty-three murders in 2012 have been solved or an has been arrest made." Bremner says that includes one death reclassified today from a suicide to homicide, but no charges will be filed.
Bremner says detectives will continue to look for leads to solve the last four cases. There were a total of 27 murders in 2011, and 38 murders in 2010. The four unsolved cases are listed below. Contact Austin police with any information that could lead to an arrest.
Murder #18: William Roy Greer, Black male, (D. O. B. 07-29-1962)
Murder #21: Louis Charles Allen, Black male, (D. O. B. 10-20-1989)
Murder #26: Efren Gonzalez-Rojas Jr., Hispanic male, (D.O.B. 05-11-1995)