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Ongoing investigations underway for two deaths

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Update 5:42 p.m. | At approximately 1:09 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, the Guadalupe Sheriff County’s Office responded to an incident in the 600 Block of Dupuy Ranch, and arrived at the scene to find 20-year-old Texas State student Jordin Taylor deceased under a bus after she was dragged 500 feet.

According to Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke, the investigation revealed that there was a fraternity party the night before at the Cool River Ranch. One of the busses lost its air breaking system at about 11:15 p.m. that night, and the bus driver was transferred to another bus. A mechanic discovered the female’s body by the rear axel when he came to repair the bus that next day.

Police are still investigating the incident and are asking those who attended the event with the victim to share any information by calling 830-379-1224.

Texas State spokesperson Matt Flores confirmed that the death of the San Marcos man who died at the Metropolitan Apartments on Craddock was not a Texas State student. Further investigation for this incident is ongoing.

Texas State spokesperson Matt Flores confirmed that Jordin Taylor, respiratory care freshman, was discovered deceased on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Guadalupe County, and the investigation is ongoing. Details about the situation could not be confirmed.

Along with the student’s death, another death in San Marcos is being investigated.

A San Marcos man was also found dead around 11 a.m. at the Metropolitan Apartments. The incident appears to be a suicide. Police were alerted just after 11 a.m. after multiple calls of a loud bang in the apartment, according to Kristi Wyatt, director of communications and intergovernmental relation for the city of San Marcos. His identity is not being released until his next of kin has been notified.


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