Orlando Williams Murdered Tomekia Williams: Cops – What We Know!

Booking photo of Orlando Williams.

Orlando Williams.

Police spent the majority of 2021 looking for a lacking Florida girl, however authorities now say one man knew her grisly whereabouts your entire time. Officers arrested the sufferer’s father Orlando Williams, 64, on Friday for allegedly murdering her and driving together with her physique in his automotive to dump her in a wooded space.

Tomekia Tiffany Williams, 38, was from Jacksonville, Florida, however a lacking particular person report was filed for her in March 2021, the place she was final recognized to be in Dothan, Alabama, native officers stated. Investigators ran out of leads, nonetheless. That modified the next 12 months.

The sufferer’s skeletal stays turned within the metropolis of Ozark, Alabama, found on Feb. 9, 2022 within the 2000 block of Johntown Street. Authorities confirmed they discovered the lacking girl’s stays by DNA testing by way of the Alabama Division of Forensic Companies.

Ozark cops talked to Williams, the final particular person recognized to be with the sufferer, in line with police.

“Ozark Police Division spoke to the final particular person Tomekia was recognized to be with, her father, Orlando Williams of Dothan,” officers wrote. “Info obtained led to investigators from Dothan Police Division becoming a member of Ozark Police Division within the joint investigation. Throughout the investigation, it was realized that after the demise of Tomekia, Orlando Williams drove round with Tomekia’s physique in his automobile earlier than dumping her physique within the wooded space in Ozark.”

Ozark police have extra expenses pending towards Williams, cops stated.

Police neither revealed how Orlando Williams allegedly killed his daughter nor how they landed on him as a suspect. Authorities have additionally not detailed an alleged motive. Officers didn’t instantly reply to a Legislation&Crime request for remark.

“The Dothan Police Division want to thank the Ozark Police Division for his or her help on this investigation which has helped convey closure to the household of Tomekia Tiffany Williams,” officers stated.

On-line jail information present Williams is held on the Houston County Jail for homicide on a $1.5 million bond.

[Booking photo via Houston County Jail]

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