San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

March 5th, 2009
KPD still seeking man in taxi death


The Kyle Police Department (KPD) seeks the public’s assistance identifying the man seen in these photos in relation to the death of Gheng (Jeffrey) Weng on Feb. 14.

Weng, a student at the University of Texas, either fell or jumped out out of a moving taxi onto Interstate-35.

The man, described as a Hispanic male around 5 foot, 8 inches tall with a light build, is believed to have entered a taxi with Weng in the vicinity of the 1300 block of Lavaca Street in Austin around 3 a.m. the morning of Saturday, Feb. 14. He was later seen exiting the cab around 4 a.m. in San Marcos the same morning. The pictures were taken from a private security camera on the same block where Weng was seen entering the cab that night.

Anyone with information regarding this person is asked to contact KPD Detective Jacob Luria at (512) 286-3232.

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