DPS asking for the public's help solving 1995 murder of Liberty County deputy

Published on Thursday, 7 December 2017 18:20 - Written by By LouAnna Campbell, lcampbell@tylerpaper.com

The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in solving the 1995 murder of a Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputy. 

Wilburn Agy Jr. was shot and killed about 11 p.m. on April 5, 1995, when he was working an extra job as a security officer at a shopping center near Fondren Road and Sanford Road in southwest Houston.

Agy was fatally shot by an unidentified suspect when he confronted two masked gunmen who entered a video store at 11092 Fondren Road. 

According to witnesses, the two gunmen fled on foot and were last seen northbound on Fondren Road.

Witnesses described the suspects as black males wearing black masks. At the time of the incident, one suspect was described as a 20- to 25-year-old male, approximately 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall. The other suspect was described as approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall.  

As part of the Office of the Governor and Texas Crime Stopper’s Fallen Hero Reward – Texas Remembers program, a reward of up to $20,000 is being offered for information that results in this case being solved. 

In addition, Crime Stoppers of Houston and The 100 Club of Houston are partnering to offer a reward of up to $10,000, and Multi-County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000. 

All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous. To be eligible for the cash rewards, anyone with information about the murder of Deputy Agy can provide anonymous tips by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477), texting the letters “DPS”– followed by your tip – to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone or by submitting a tip online at www.tipsubmit.com .