Montgomery County police hope photos help identify man found dead in reservoir

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is hoping releasing a few photos will help identify the body of a man found dead in the Bear Branch Reservoir on Oct. 7.

A kayaker found the body and notified police around 4:20 p.m. that day. Police found the man wearing a dark-colored long-sleeved turtleneck shirt, blue jeans, black socks and black Velcro sneakers. He was found with a dark-green backpack and was carrying a small Swiss army knife. He was also wearing a dog-tag style necklace with the name, "Phillip H. Williams," along with a small pendant of a Viking-style ship.

Anyone who recognizes the items is asked to contact Detective S. Mullis or Detective C. Evans with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 936-760-5876.