Gainesville, FL – Man Facing Homicide Charges After Death of Wife and Daughter

November 17, 2018

Gainesville, FL (November 16, 2018) – In Gainesville, a man faced a variety of homicide-related charges after the death of his wife and his teenage daughter this morning, November 16. Their bodies were found this morning.

61-year-old Paul Graves Williams left his home before deputies arrived. At this time, the two people who lost their lives were identified as 57-year-old Leslie Williams and 15-year-old Paige Williams. The two had been stabbed.

The two were found on Southwest 75th Street after a well-being check took place in their home. Leslie failed to show up at her job at the elementary school where she worked. She was a media specialist at the school.

Paul Williams answered the phone when the school called to contact her. The resource officer called the police. However, when they arrived at the scene, Paul Williams was not there. However, he ended up driving back to the crime scene, which is when he was arrested.

At this time, his exact charges have not been released, but they are related to the homicides.

Gainesville Homicide Laws 

Gainesville, FL – Man Facing Homicide Charges After Death of Wife and DaughterHomicide is the unlawful killing of a human being that includes any type of murder to another person. These crimes are seen as some of the most heinous under Florida law, with life in prison and the death penalty for some, depending on the circumstances of the incident. Luckily, there are many defenses that you can use in these cases.

If you have been charged with one of these serious offenses in Gainesville, we at Musca Law want to provide you with an aggressive criminal defense that pays a particular attention to detail and strengthens your case overall. With 150 years of combined experience in criminal defense law across Florida, we want to provide you with a level of service that can help provide you with important information regarding your case. We want to help you receive a free consultation today. Contact us for more information at (800) 687-2522.



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