SAPD: Body found wrapped in blanket on Southeast Side

Man had apparent injuries to head, police say

SAN ANTONIO – A homicide investigation is underway after San Antonio police found a dead man wrapped in a blanket off a Southeast Side road on Saturday.

Police were called to the intersection of Cacias and Hildebrandt on Saturday morning after receiving a call about the body, the department confirmed on Monday.

Toddler’s body found in Guadalupe River in Kerr County, officials say

The man appeared to between 18 and 30 years of age, and had apparent injuries to his head, according to police officials.

Officers have not found any witnesses yet and the victim was not identified as of Monday.


About the Authors:

Fares Sabawi has been a journalist in San Antonio for four years. He has covered several topics, but specializes in crime, courts, open records and data visualization.

Alicia Barrera is a KSAT 12 News reporter and anchor. She is also a co-host of the streaming show KSAT News Now. Alicia is a first-generation Mexican-American, fluent in both Spanish and English with a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoys reading books, traveling solo across Mexico and spending time with family.