Police say a Central Texas man has been accused of using a guitar to beat his neighbor to death at the victim's apartment.
Travis County Jail records show 42-year-old Peter Levay of Austin was held Tuesday on a murder charge.
Bond has been set at $200,000 for Levay, who was arrested Monday. Online jail records did not list an attorney for him.
Authorities are trying to determine a motive for the killing of 63-year-old Maurice Eckert.
An affidavit says Eckert's body was found Sunday by police after Levay returned home and mentioned an altercation to his roommate.
Police say the death appears to have been caused by blunt trauma to the head and the weapon allegedly was a guitar.
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