The victim found dead Sept. 28 along Reese Creek Road has been identified as 39-year-old Stephen M. Rowe from California.

Detectives continue to investigate this homicide and information will be released as it becomes available.

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A mail carrier on his route in Killeen came across a man dead in the road in Killeen Thursday.

Police said the victim -- believed to be approximately 30 years old -- had been shot and was found near the intersection of Reese Creek Road and Maxdale Road around noon. He was not immediately identified.

Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown pronounced the man dead at the scene and ordered an autopsy, according to Killeen Police Commander Alex Gearhart.

Detectives asked anyone who might have seen or heard something to call Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477 or submit an anonymous web tip by clicking here. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be paid a cash reward of up to $1,000.