Clarence Watkins- Ohio- 2020 (CAPTURED) May 14, 2020 3:04:49 GMT -5
Post by Scumhunter on May 14, 2020 3:04:49 GMT -5
(Above photo credit: abc6onyourside.com via Columbus Division of Police)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — The Columbus Division of Police is searching for a man who is wanted for murder after he is accused of shooting and killing a woman Sunday night in East Columbus.
Clarence J. Watkins III, 41, is wanted for murder in the shooting death of Xyanna Fraley, 24, a release from Columbus police said.
Around 7:10 p.m. Sunday, police received a shots fired call in the area of 1000 Bryden Road. When officers arrived on scene, they found Fraley, who had been shot multiple times. She was pronounced dead a short time later.
On Tuesday, a murder warrant was filed for Watkins III, police said.
Watkins is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. Police said he had braided shoulder-length hair when he was last seen.
According to police, he could be driving a black 2018 Honda Accord with silver accents and Ohio license plates HEP7743.
Anyone with information on Watkins' whereabouts is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS.
Thoughts? As of this posting date (May 14th, 2020), a search of Franklin County's online criminal court records shows still no movement since a warrant for Watkins was issued on May 4th, 2020. Articles do not specify how or if Watkins was known to Xyanna Fraley: www.fcmcclerk.com/case/view#docket
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