Mother Looking for Closure in Son's Homicide

View Comments ()
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Police have made an arrest in the March 14 shooting of Olu Williams.

    Officials said an 18-year-old was arrested earlier this week in connection with a March 2013 death of Akinwole Olu Williams, shot outside of his apartment.

    Williams, who often got rides home from co-workers, took the Metro March 14 and was shot right outside of his apartment in the 1000 block of 44th Street NE. He was transported to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

    Mother of Murdered Student Still Looking for Closure

    [DC] Mother of Murdered Student Still Looking for Closure
    The mother of 31-year-old Olu Williams who was killed in March in front of his apartment is still looking for closure, despite police making an arrest in the case. (Published Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013)

    Monday, Deandre Shaheed of NE was charged with first degree murder while armed.

    "I’m still hurting because no matter what this isn’t going to bring him back," Williams' mother told News4. "They took something that is irreplaceable that no one has the right to do."