Authorities need your help to solve the murder of a man that was found off the road outside Huntington.

According to Crime Stoppers, William Wade Pierce, 48 of Huntington, was found deceased at 5:30 pm on October 24. Deputies say he was found lying off the roadside on Gillian Creek Road.

Police were responding to a report of a person lying near the road in the area. Gillian Creek Road is outside Huntington near Sam Rayburn Reservoir.


Based on the investigation by the Angelina County Sheriff's Office and an autopsy, deputies believe the death of Mr. Pierce is a homicide.

The Angelina County Sheriff's office need help to find the person who killed William Wade Pierce. Anyone with information that can help investigators is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (936) 639-TIPS.

They give out cash rewards for anonymous crime-solving information.

Crime Stoppers 

If you can provide information regarding the death of William Wade Pierce submit a tip anonymously by CLICKING HERE. Only tips and calls sent directly to Crime Stoppers are reward eligible and anonymous

Crime Stoppers also has an app that you can use to make tips, all while remaining anonymous. The multi-lingual P3 tips app is a secure, anonymous, and efficient way to safely communicate with Crime Stoppers.

The tips app also allows tipsters to give additional information, check the status of an investigation, or learn if a reward has been authorized. All of it goes through an encrypted interface that protects the tipster's identity.

You can also just pick up the phone and call (936) 639-TIPS.

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