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(AUSTIN, Texas) — Following the discovery Tuesday of a woman’s body on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin — a case deemed a homicide by Austin police — officials admitted Wednesday that there still is no update on the case.

In an open letter addressed to the “UT community,” school president Gregory L. Fenves, said “I wish we had more information to share at this time about the tragedy on campus this week.”

Fenves said that increased patrols would continue on the campus Wednesday evening. “Law enforcement agencies are actively engaged in the investigation but cannot yet release details that would compromise their efforts,” he said.

Austin Police also released a statement Wednesday, stating, “All law enforcement agencies are working diligently and thoroughly on any investigative leads to ensure all evidence is completed, processed and that all witnesses are interviewed…The main focus at this time is to identify, locate and arrest the individual that committed this crime

The woman’s body was found in a creek behind the school’s alumni center between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The cause of death was not immediately clear and the victim’s name has not been released.

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