Man found dead in pickup truck along local road was homicide victim

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man found dead in a pickup truck over the weekend along a local road was a homicide victim, Killeen police said Tuesday.

Seth Ward, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers found his body after responding at around 11 a.m. Sunday to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Clear Creek Road and Golden Gate Drive.

An autopsy was ordered.

“The preliminary investigation has indicated that Ward’s death is the result of a homicide,” police said in a press release Tuesday evening, but no further details were provided.

Investigators are asking anyone with information or who may have seen Ward between Saturday and Sunday to call Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS.

Tips may also be submitted online.