Medford police release details about possible murder suspect

Medford police have released the description of a possible suspect in the death of a cab driver who investigators said was shot and robbed after picking up a passenger downtown over the weekend.

Valley Cab reported 58-year-old cab driver William Roy Huson missing at 1:02 a.m. Sunday, after last hearing from him at 10:40 p.m. Saturday when he told dispatchers he was picking up a fare at Howiee's on Front.

After seeking tips from possible witnesses, investigators are now looking for a white man with a fair complexion, no facial hair and pockmarks or acne on his face, a news release said. He is described as 25 to 35 years old, about 6 feet and 1 or 2 inches tall, weighing 170 to 190 pounds. He wore a black ball cap, black Carhartt-style coat and jeans.

Investigators are still working to determine if the suspect was in a downtown business Saturday night before getting into Huson's cab.

Police described the man as a possible suspect in this murder.

Anyone with information about this man or other aspects of the case is asked to call is asked to call the Medford police dispatch center at 541-770-4783. The center is staffed around the clock. Tips can also be sent online at

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