Semmie Lee Williams Jr. is an African-American man from Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He is a homeless drifter from Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
- He previously lived in Sanford, Seminole County, Florida.
- In 2004, he was arrested in Sanford for carrying a concealed electric weapon, petit theft and domestic assault.
- In 2005, he was arrested in Sanford for violation of injunction. In the same year, he was arrested in Seminole County for probation violation and found guilty of domestic assault and a protection order was issued against him.
- In 2006, he was arrested in Sanford for violation of injunction, battery and failure to appear.
- In 2007, he was arrested in Seminole, Pinellas County, Florida for failure to appear.
- In 2014, he was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia for battery on person aged 65 or older.
- In 2016, he was declared a fugitive from justice warrant in San Diego, California, USA and was arrested in Fulton County, Georgia, USA for aggravated assault with strangulation.
- At around 7:31 p.m. on November 15, 2021, he crossed paths with Ryan Rogers, then 14, on a sidewalk on Central Boulevard in Miami and allegedly stabbed the boy, who was a freshman at William T. Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach County, Florida.
- On November 16, 2021, Rogers’ body was found on a boulevard near Interstate 95. With his genetic samples already in a law enforcement database due to his criminal history, he matched the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) on Rogers’ headphones found at the scene.
- On November 26, 2021, he uploaded a YouTube video titled “evil black woman stalk put foot on my foot she has connections to criminal police.” When Miami-Dade police cold-case homicide detectives tracked him down in Miami and questioned him that day, he denied any interaction with Rogers. He was not arrested because he was committed to a hospital under Florida’s Baker Act.
- He was 39 years old when he was taken into custody on December 1, 2021.
- On December 2, 2021, he was arrested, booked into the Palm Beach County Jail in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County and charged with first-degree murder with a weapon. That day, Circuit Judge Charles Burton denied bail for him during a brief hearing at the Palm Beach County Jail, which was done via video call from his jail cell.