Polk Co. Sheriff Office investigating homicide

Polk Co. Sheriff Office investigating homicide

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Polk County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a 25 year-old woman.

According to a press release, deputies were called out to the Lakewood Cabins located off of FM 3277 in the Scenic Loop area in response to an unresponsive female.

Deputies identified the woman as Andrea Piwko. Piwko was declared dead on scene by of the Peace, Pct. 1 Darrell Longino. According to the release, Piwko was living at the residence with 38 year-old Christopher Williams. Authorities said  Williams is responsible for calling 911 and leaving the scene prior to first responders arriving.  Williams was later located and was arrested for unrelated criminal charges.

Sheriff Hammack said the Texas Rangers Office and the Polk County District Attorney's Office assisted in the investigation. Piwko's body was transported to the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy. The release also stated Criminal charges against Williams are pending the results of the autopsy.

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