NEW INFO: Police identify man killed in explosion at Northeast Austin home


A man who died in an explosion at a home in Northeast Austin on Friday has been identified as 39-year-old Anthony Stephan House.

Austin police said officers responded to a home in the 1100 block of Haverford Drive around 6:55 a.m. after receiving several reports of an explosion and a man with traumatic injuries.

Police said first responders took House to a hospital, but he died from his injuries shortly after the blast. Police have currently classified this incident as a suspicious death.

Police are working with federal investigators to piece together what led up to the incident, which is being investigated as a homicide.

Police said they believe the incident was isolated and that there is no continuing threat to the public.

Authorities have not released any information on the device that caused the explosion, or named anyone who may have been involved.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the case to call Austin police’s homicide tip line at 512-477-3588, or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477.


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