Deceased: Gregory Hines, White male, (D.O.B. 11-12-73)
Arrested: Jeffrey L. Robinson, White male, 43 years of age
On Friday, June 29, 2018, Austin Police responded to a call of a man bleeding near the Chili’s parking lot at Burnet Rd. and U.S. Hwy 183. Officers and Austin-Travis County EMS personnel arrived on scene. The male had obvious trauma to his head. He was transported to Northwest Seton Hospital by EMS. The male was assessed and determined to be critical. He was then transported to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas for more intensive care.
Austin Police officers spoke with a witness on scene. The witness advised the male was a friend of hers. He had been sitting under a tree at the corner of the Chili’s parking lot. The witness and a man named Jeffrey Robinson spotted the male. Robinson walked over to the male and very forcefully punched the male as he sat. The male was knocked unconscious and Robinson walked away.
On Sunday, July 1, 2018, Homicide detectives were notified that the male was clinically brain dead. The time of death was 3 p.m. by Dr. Mancheski. Detectives began investigating and learned of the original call on June 29, 2018. The witness was contacted and provided detectives additional information.
An arrest affidavit was drafted for Jeffrey Robinson charging him with manslaughter, a 2nd degree felony. Judge Vigorrito accepted the affidavit and issued an arrest warrant for Jeffrey Robinson. Bond was set at $50,000.
The Lonestar Fugitive Task Force was contacted for assistance. The unit located Robinson and arrested him on the warrant.
Homicide Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this incident to call the Homicide Tip Line at 512-477-3588, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS, text "Tip 103" + your message to CRIMES or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
Booking Photo of Jeffrey Robinson:
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701