At about 3:45 p.m. on January 23, officers from the Milwaukee Police Department were performing a welfare check when they made a gruesome discovery.
They found five bodies in a home on the 2500 block of North 21 Street; then they found another one. It is not clear exactly when the victims died.
A total of six victims have been identified: Caleb Jordan, 23 years old; Javoni Liddell, 31 years old; Charles Hardy, 42 years old; Donald Smith, 43 years old; Donta Williams, 44 years old; and Michelle Williams, 49 years old.
Michelle Williams’ cousin, Tiffany Cole-White, shared a detail about background.
“We were told it was execution style,” said Cole-Whittington WISN-TV.
“There are no bad bones in her body,” she added of her cousin. “After all, she’s not a bad person. She will give and give and give. ”
Ronald Smith, brother of Donald Smith and Donta Williams and brother-in-law of Michelle Williams, said the loss was not deserved.
“I would never have thought this would happen to my family,” Smith said, according to Fox News.
The first sign that something was wrong with Lavinia Hardy, Charles Hardy’s sister, was the inability to contact her. Brother by phone. She said her brother was a kind, quiet man.
“When I called him, he didn’t answer,” Hardy said, Fox reported. “I have no words for it.”
Those who knew the victims said they did not know what could have led to their deaths.
“He attracted people when they had nowhere to go,” Smith said of Donald Smith, UK Daily mail reported. “I don’t know why someone would do this to them. I’m not.”
WISN-TV managed to obtain court documents showing that three of the victims’ names were listed “on the witness list for a pending murder in the Milwaukee County Courthouse.”
At least neighbor said she had heard something suspicious was going on, but suspicious things happening were not unusual for the area.
“I heard something, but you know, after you hear gunfire often, after a while, you stop paying attention to it,” said Alice Cartwright, according to WISN-TV. “I’ve heard that. But I don’t really pay attention to it that much. Because it happens so often.
“Yesterday I did not see anyone. But I heard people knocking on the door. But no one answered the door. So I can’t figure out what’s going on with that.”
Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman revealed Thursday at a news conference that a woman called to report a shooting 12 hours before the home was searched and the bodies were found.
She allegedly claimed she and several others had victim and gave two addresses, but neither of them belonged to the house – even though they were all in the same area.
Authorities identified and located the woman and found her uninjured. Her potential connection to the case is being investigate.
“We’re still looking at all angles,” Norman said, according to WISN-TV. “Obviously, you never want to use an explanation for a particular thing and stick to it; understand that there may be some other angle that we have to explore.
“At this point, we’re pretty sure it’s not related to this particular incident, but we never wanted to rule out any specific explanation for what we found in our investigation. this investigation.”
Norman also revealed that four adults are currently in custody in connection with the incident, but no charges have been brought as of Thursday.
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