The first case to be featured under the Fallen Hero Reward - Texas Remembers program is the 1974 murder of Harris County Deputy Edd Williams. On January 12, 1974, Harris County Deputy Edd Williams was murdered during the course of a robbery at the Victoria Manor Apartments (located at 830 Victoria Drive in Houston, in the vicinity of Tidwell and North Freeway). The suspects in the case at the time were two black males in their early 20s - who would be in their early to mid-60s today. At the time, Deputy Williams was survived by his wife - now deceased - and his then six-year-old son.
To be eligible for the cash reward up to $20,000, anyone with information about the murder of Deputy Edd Williams can provide anonymous tips in three different ways: