TAMPA, Fla. – Just after 8:00 on the morning of November 2nd, Tampa Police located an adult black male with upper body trauma at N. 29th St and E. 19th Ave. The victim, later identified as Marqueas Williams, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Tampa Police Homicide Detectives have been working to develop leads in this case. During the investigation, surveillance video was gathered that recorded three subjects near the time and location of the shooting. While not suspects, Tampa Police Detectives would like to speak with these individuals to see if they can provide any information that could assist in the investigation and help bring a sense of closure for Marqueas Williams’ family.
Marqueas’ family has authorized the release of his name and provided a photograph of Marqueas (whose nickname was Papi’) in the hope that someone in the community may have information regarding the case and will contact detectives to help move the investigation forward.
Tampa Police Department, Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect(s) involved in the homicide of Marqueas Williams. Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect(s) and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.