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Friday, February 22, 2019

Son of Ex-Cowboys OL Erik Williams arrested in double murder

Cassius Williams

Cassius Shakembe Williams, the son of former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Erik Williams, has been arrested in connection with a double murder in Texas.

CBS DFW reports the news on Williams, 20, who was arrested along with Rozman Rah-saan Shannon Jr. and charged with two counts of capital murder for allegedly killing two men in Mesquite, Texas on June 12.

According to the report, police believe the two victims were attempting to sell marijuana to Williams and Shannon, who apparently pulled a gun and demanded the drugs. Shots were fired and the two sellers ended up dead.

The bond for each man is $1 million. They would be facing the death penalty if convicted.

Cassius Williams played college football at Central State University. His father played 11 seasons in the NFL and was a four-time Pro Bowler.

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