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Suspect in Killing of Lowndes County Sheriff to Be in Court Monday

Alabama News Network has confirmed that the suspect in the shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams will be in court on Monday. William Johnson is scheduled to have his preliminary hearing at 10AM at the Lowndes County Courthouse. Johnson is charged with capital murder. Investigators say Johnson shot and killed Sheriff Williams November 23rd then turned himself in after a…

Charges Upgraded Against Man Accused of Killing Lowndes Co. Sheriff John Williams

1/4williamchasejohnson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4williamchasejohnsonphoto Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4WILLIAM-CHASE-JOHNSON Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4williamchasejohnsonphoto2 Show Caption Hide Caption Lowndes County District Attorney Charlotte Tesmer confirmed that charges against the 18-year-old accused of killing Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams have been upgraded from Felony Murder to Capital Murder. Police said William Johnson shot and killed Sheriff Williams November…

Bond Denied for Suspect in Lowndes County Sheriff’s Murder

William Johnson, 18, was denied bond at his first court appearance. Police say Johnson shot and killed Lowndes Co. Sheriff “Big” John Williams, Saturday night, & turned himself in after a 3-hour manhunt. The shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m. at the QV convenience store at the intersection of Highway 21 and Highway 97 in Hayneville in Lowndes County. Witnesses…