Investigation pending in Williams’ Death; Reward Increased to $10,000

Dane WilliamsWhile police are still searching for answers regarding the death of Hurley International marketing intern Dane Williams, 23, of Orange County, Jack’s Surfboards in Huntington Beach recently offered an additional $9,000 reward, on top of Crime Stoppers $1,000, for any information surrounding his disappearance and death, according to a press release issued Feb. 21 on the ASR Web site.

Williams was reported missing Jan. 26th in downtown San Diego, where he had been attending the ASR tradeshow at the San Diego Convention Center. He was last seen around 1:30 a.m. Saturday leaving a Gaslamp area bar and was later found around 6:30 a.m. Jan. 29th, in a City Height’s alley near 52nd Street and Towle Court, according to an article published Feb. 22 by the San Diego Union Tribune. The cause of William’s death is classified as suspicious but not a homicide, pending further investigation , according to a report compiled by homicide unit Lt. Kevin Rooney. No bodily trauma could be identified and police were unsure about the time of William’s death, according to a previous update received by Transworld Business.

Transworld Business would like to extend its sympathies to the friends, family and co-workers of Dane and will provide readers with additional information as soon as it’s released.