The Cedar Park Police Department has an update in the
suspicious death investigation from Sunday, October 20th in which a
man was found dead behind a Texaco gas station at around 1:43 p.m.
An autopsy report was conducted Monday morning and based on
our preliminary findings, his death is a result of a medical condition.
The man involved has been identified as Joseph Wayne Heffron (DOB: 01/31/1969) and is a known transient in the area
who went by “Sarge”.
There are no further details at this time.
Release from 10/20:
Cedar Park Police
Investigating Suspicious Death
At approximately 1:43 p.m. on Sunday, October 20th,
Cedar Park Police responded to a call of a man found behind the Texaco gas
station at 2509 South Bell Blvd.
Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male in his early
fifties in the brush and tree line behind the gas station. The man is a known
transient in the area. Due to the nature of the situation, investigators have
deemed this a suspicious death pending an autopsy report and further
This remains an active and ongoing case.
Anyone with information surrounding this incident, please
contact Sergeant Scott Buchanan at 512-260-4754.