Defense attorney Jessica Sherman-Stolz consoles her client’s sister, T-Ann Johnson, after the jury verdict Thursday afternoon.
Lincoln L. Williams Jr. died at Fauquier Hospital about an hour after the Aug. 26 shooting.
We’re grateful for justice. Friends ask how we get up in the morning and do what we do. We have to keep going for our other son.
— Crystal Williams, the victim’s mother
Ellis Murder Trial
• What: Aug. 26 murder of Lincoln Lamar Williams Jr., 18. Mr. Williams got shot in the face outside of his home at 5042 Old Auburn Mill Road, about five miles east of Warrenton. He died later that night in Fauquier Hospital.
• Defendant: Myi’son Ianeene Ellis, 39, of Waynesboro.
• Charges: First-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and conspiracy to commit robbery.
• Jury trial: March 2-5 in Fauquier County Circuit Court.
• Verdicts: Guilty on all three charges Thursday afternoon.
• Jury sentences: 38 years for murder, 3 years for gun charge and 10 years for conspiracy charge.
• Next: Judge will impose sentences at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 7.
• Prosecutors: Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys Abigail J. Owens and Amy Cassandra.
• Defense attorney: Jessica N. Sherman-Stoltz, Waynesboro.
• Judge: Herman A. Whisenant Jr.
• Jury: Seven women and five men.
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Truepat · March 6, 2020 at 6:29 am
A great message from Fauquier county, do the crime here and you will be held responsible.......