HIERS is wanted for the shooting murder of his wife and sexual molested of a child. He is a former police officer with 11 years of experience and is proficient in police tactics and procedures. He is also trained in the martial arts and maintains a high level of fitness. He has stated that he will not go to prison, is possibly suicidal and may force an armed confrontation. Use extreme caution, HIERS is believed to be in possession of a .40 glock pistol and and bullet-resistant vest.
Police think Hiers may be in Mexico after his dead wife's car was found abandoned in a hospital parking lot in Laredo, Texas, just miles from the Mexican border. The red Chevrolet Aveo had no license plates and the Vehicle Identification Number had been pried off the dashboard.
Police say Hiers had been sexually assaulting an 11 year old girl who he met at a karate center. Police say she was molested at her home and in his car, and North Charleston police arrested him in late November 2004. He was later released from jail on a $25,000 personal recognizable bond, but was a no-show on March 15, 2005 when he was scheduled to meet his lawyer for his prearranged surrender.
Police say Hiers' wife, Ludimila, was found shot to death in the bedroom on March 15, 2005. She had been shot in the head sometime between 7a.m. and noon. Neighbors say they saw Hiers walking in and out of the house early that afternoon, but by early evening, Hiers was missing along with his wife's car. Two weeks later, investigators were able to gather enough evidence to officially charge Hiers with his wife's murder.
If you see Daniel "Danny" Hiers, call 911 or if you have any information please call 1-800-CRIME-TV.