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Police respond to crash, find homicide

Posted May 1, 2008

— Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened Tuesday night on Danube Lane.

Officers responding to a traffic accident at the intersection of Old Oxford Highway and Danube Lane found a dead man inside a wrecked, brown Honda Accord.

The man, identified as Tony Bernard Williams, 25, of Duke Homestead Road, had been shot.

Witnesses told police that Williams had been sitting in his car, talking to people in a small silver or white car when shots rang out and the smaller car sped off.

Anyone with information is asked to Crime Stoppers at 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • mmania May 2, 2008

    To continue

    do you really know this man at all. You may think you know your own family when in fact you don't. I can honestly say that about my own. People are not what they appear to be sometimes.

  • mmania May 2, 2008


    Why are you being so defensive? As the saying goes, the predictor of future behavior is past behavior. It goes without saying this is not a nice quiet neighborhood. He may have been minding his own business, but the fact remains, even though you may have dated his brother, do you REALLY

  • OLD PIRATE 2 May 2, 2008

    Not judging this man but way too many aren't fathers to start with ...only donors

  • freedomrings May 2, 2008

    Is this near the Oxford Manor Apartments, a DHA community?

  • we-r-just-human May 2, 2008


    I don't know what the DOC wedsite saids, but to my knowledge people who "showed lots of respect" don't commit crimes against others...

  • jdb8505 May 2, 2008

    This is for Tony...I used to date his younger brother VA...From the day I met him he showed lots of respect and he took care of whatever needed to be done...He was sweet and the life of the party...To the dumb comment left by HOOLIGAN who are u to judge anyone...Do u have nothing better to do then to search people who make the news through DOC's website...Everyone goes through there times in life...U should watch what u say about people you dont know...

  • LovingMyKids May 1, 2008

    Usually I read the messages and I try to not comment.However, you should never judge a book by its cover. DOC may say one thing, but people CHANGE.. Before you comment learn all the facts, there are two kids without a father regardless of the past.

  • mramorak May 1, 2008

    yep.the end

  • hooligan May 1, 2008

    i guess one of the people he robbed, per DOC website, finally caught up with him.