Man killed, left near roadway in Harrison County

A man's body was found on the side of a roadway in Harrison County, Texas.
A man's body was found on the side of a roadway in Harrison County, Texas.(Pexels)
Published: Sep. 11, 2022 at 12:40 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 11, 2022 at 12:58 PM CDT
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HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KSLA) - Harrison County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) discovered a man’s body near the road on Hershel McCoy Road.

On Sept. 10 at 9 p.m., deputies responded to a call about an unconscious man near the road. When deputies arrived, they found Blake Edward Reddock of Avinger, Texas dead. Investigators were notified and immediately arrived on the scene.

[UPDATE: Arrest made; text about hitchhiker likely sent by suspect, sheriff says]

According to the sheriff’s office, Reddock’s death is being classified as a homicide.

The investigation is currently ongoing; updates to come as more information becomes available.

If you have any information related to this investigation, HCSO requests you contact their Criminal Investigation Division at 903-923-4020. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Marshall, Harrison County Crime Stoppers at 903-935-9969.