Travis County leaders to discuss drug overdose discovery Wednesday




AUSTIN (KXAN) — Travis County leaders will discuss a “new development discovered by the Medical Examiner’s Office” tied to overdose deaths, according to a release.

“This new information will impact how Travis County, first responders, and medical professionals respond to overdoses in our community,” it said.

County leaders did not provide further information on the record about the nature of the discovery.

Travis County officials expected to be present include Travis County Judge Andy Brown, Dr. Keith Pinckard, the medical examiner and Dr. Desmar Walkes, the local health authority.

KXAN will carry the news conference live in this story and on Facebook.

This is a developing story and will be updated.


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