DeKalb man indicted in grandmother’s death

DeKalb man indicted in grandmother’s death

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Millicent Williams (lef), Gregory Williams
  • Story Highlights
  • Gregory Williams is charged in the death of Millicent Williams.
  • She disappeared in July, and her body was found along I-20 in August.

A DeKalb County man has been indicted on charges that he killed his grandmother and hid her body, a spokeswoman for prosecutors said Friday.

Gregory Williams, 35, is charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, concealing a death and theft by taking, Yvette Jones said in a news release.

The charges are in connection with the death and disappearance of 78-year-old Millicent Williams.

She was reported missing July 27 from her Decatur-area home. Inside the home, there were signs of a struggle, including blood, and her car was missing, authorities said.

Later that day, Gregory Williams was found in her car.

The woman’s body eventually was found alongside I-20 in mid-August.

Investigators believe the man attacked his grandmother with a knife and then disposed of her body with her car, according to arrest warrants.

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