Man Arrested In Tulsa's Latest Homicide

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 9:18 pm
By: News On 6

The man police say is responsible for Tulsa's 69th homicide of the year is sitting in jail.

Officers arrested Billy Dee Williams Wednesday afternoon. 

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Williams is charged with first-degree murder in connection to Lavell Richardson's death.

Richardson's body was found inside a car while his 2-year-old daughter sat inside on Oct. 12.

His death puts the city about a month ahead of 2016's record-setting homicide numbers.

Retired Tulsa Homicide Sergeant Mike Huff said TPD also has one of the highest rates of solved homicides in the country.