Vallejo police identify suspect in woman’s beating death

VALLEJO (KRON) — Vallejo police said on Monday that they have identified a man suspected of beating a woman to death on Thursday.

He has been identified as 27-year-old Troy Austin.

Police responded around 10 p.m. Thursday to a report of a man physically assaulting a woman in the 400 block of Wallace Avenue, Sgt. Fabio Rodriguez said.

Police found the woman in the driveway of a residence and she was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries, Rodriguez said.

Police have not identified the victim.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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