Police: Alabama Woman Asked Fictional Facebook Friend To Murder Her Family
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (CBS Atlanta) – An Alabama woman has been arrested after allegedly asking a fictional Facebook friend to kill her family, reports AL.com.
19-year-old Marissa Williams lived with her aunt near Tuscaloosa. According court records, she would invite strangers she friended on Facebook and other social media sites to her house.
After her aunt asked her to stop bringing strange men over, Williams blocked her aunt on Facebook.
The aunt, wanting to find out what her niece was up to online, created a fictional Facebook profile for a man she named “Tre ‘Topdog’ Ellis.”
Williams quickly accepted the friend request, according to the court records, an offered to have sex with the fake man if he would pay her $50 cell phone bill.
She allegedly told the fictional man how to get into her aunt’s bedroom so he could killer her and the aunt’s fiance. Williams also asked the man to shoot her cousin and the family dog while she packed her things into “Tre’s” car.
After reading the murderous request, the aunt called police. According to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s office, Williams confessed to the scheme. She is now in a county jail on charges of solicitation of murder.
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