Suspect wanted in Georgia murder arrested in Wilmington
By WECT Staff | September 29, 2020 at 10:09 AM EDT – Updated September 29 at 12:06 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A man wanted for murder in Georgia was arrested in Wilmington on Monday, according to police.
Hakiem Sherif Williams, 24, was taken into custody at the Greentree Apartments by members of the U.S. Marshals Carolina Regional Task Force.
Williams was wanted in connection to a murder at a motel in Gwinnett County on Sept 6.
According to online records with the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Williams was released from prison in July after serving over two years for possession of a firearm by a felon and interfering with electronic monitoring. He also has a prior conviction in 2013 of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.
The status of the 2016 case wasn’t immediately known.
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