‘Crime Scene: Texas Killing Fields’ based on cases near Houston

The documentary dives into Miller’s concept that his neighbor, Clyde Hedrick, was accountable.

LEAGUE CITY, Texas — A brand new documentary is out on the Texas Killing Fields and it’s placing 4 chilly cases again within the highlight.

There are 4 graves on Calder highway south of Houston. One of them is Tim Miller’s daughter, Laura. He’s the founding father of Texas EquuSearch and the main target of the brand new documentary that he hopes will crack these chilly cases.

“The emails, the calls, the texts, everything we’ve gotten – unbelievable,” he mentioned.

For Miller, it’s been a whirlwind watching his story unfold earlier than a nationwide viewers, detailing how he based Texas EquuSearch after his daughter was murdered.

“This just isn’t what I selected in life, it selected me,” Miller mentioned.

Laura was 16 when she disappeared from League City in 1984. Her physique was discovered off Calder Road, the place over time, three different our bodies had been additionally found. Heidi Fye, in addition to Audrey Cook and Donna Prudhomme, who weren’t recognized till 2019. The space was dubbed “The Killing Fields” and the cases had been by no means solved.

“The impact that this has had on individuals for the final 30 years continues to be there,” mentioned Miller.

The documentary dives into Miller’s concept that his neighbor, Clyde Hedrick, was accountable. He has not been charged however has been questioned over time by investigators.

Hedrick was convicted in one other ladies’s loss of life, Ellen Beason. Her physique was discovered the identical year in 1984. Hedrick was lately launched from jail.

“I’m not near giving up, not shut,” Miller mentioned.

He revealed that this year, a witness got here ahead with new info.

“He stopped at some extent and simply stared, he mentioned, ‘We dumped something there.’ And I mentioned, ‘Oh my God, that’s the place Laura’s physique was dumped,'” Miller advised KHOU 11.

Miller mentioned he was skeptical at first due to how extensively the cases had been reported, however now he is satisfied of the witness’s story.

“He sat in entrance of the home and he mentioned, I advised you, sometime you’ll know what occurred on this home.‘ And I mentioned, ‘Was Laura murdered on this home?’ And he mentioned, ‘Yeah.'”

Miller mentioned the witness desires to stay nameless, however he put them in contact with investigators. It’s a brand new clue he hopes, together with the documentary, will give the investigation momentum.

He says that the witness desires to stay nameless, however Miller says he put him in contact with investigators. A brand new clue he’s hoping together with the documentary will give the investigation momentum.

“If the one factor it does is save one other woman from being raped or murdered – it’s all price it,” Miller mentioned.

The League City Police Department declined KHOU 11’s request for an interview however did say they proceed to actively work the Calder Road cases. They’re asking anybody with info to name Lt. Eric Cox at (281) 554-1810.

Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady launched the next assertion on the cases:

“These cases are nonetheless very a lot open investigations.  It has been a really, very very long time of ready for the family members of those victims, and all of us wish to see justice accomplished for them.  We received’t cease working on these cases.  

“We have a close working relationship with the League City Police Department, the FBI and the other agencies involved, and we take every new piece of information seriously.  If we reach the point where we have enough evidence to proceed with a charge in any of these open cases, we will absolutely do so.”

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