Press Release

Mobile Police Make Arrest on Next Street Homicide

July 08, 2014

On Tuesday May 13, 2014, at approximately 8:25 p.m., Mobile Police responded to the 1400 block of Next Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, the complainant stated he found the victim, 23 year-old George Williams, in the roadway, suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Williams was transported to U. S. A. Medical Center.

Williams died of his injury on May 15, 2014 and the case was upgraded to a homicide.

The investigation revealed 21 year-old Joshua Jamal Lamont Kennedy was responsible for Williamsí murder. Kennedy, who is currently in Mobile County Metro Jail on drug charges, has been charged with Murder in this case.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (251) 208-7000 or text to CRIMES (274637) and include the keyword CRIME 411.


Ashley H. Rains
Public Information Office
(251) 208-1918

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