Police: What was thought to be a homicide now being investigated as suspicious death

Police: What was thought to be a homicide now being investigated as suspicious death

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Police Department is investigating after a man is found dead in north Amarillo on Monday morning.

Officers responded to the area of north Johnson Street and northeast 9th Avenue to find a man lying on the ground outside the home.

That man has been identified as 32-year-old Tomas Mateo.

Initially, officers thought he was shot, but after further investigation at the scene, the cause of death is unknown.

Mateo’s next of kin have since been notified.

The Homicide Unit of APD is investigating this case as a suspicious death.

The Amarillo Police Department said they are looking into a homicide in the area of Northeast 9th Avenue and North Johnson Street. Source: KFDA
The Amarillo Police Department said they are looking into a homicide in the area of Northeast 9th Avenue and North Johnson Street. Source: KFDA (Source: KFDA)

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