NBA Star Kawhi Leonard Sister Kimesha Williams Charged With Robbery And Murder – Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard’s older sister, Kimesha Monae Williams, 35, and another woman were arrested and charged with the robbery and murder of an 84-year-old woman, at a Southern California casino.
NBA Star Kawhi Leonard Sister Kimesha Williams Charged With Robbery And Murder:
While NBA star and Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, 28, has not been accused of any crime, Leonard’s older sister, Kimesha Monae Williams, 35, is being held without bail along with another woman, identified as Candace Tai Townsel, 39, from Moreno Valley.
Kimesha Monae Williams, 35, have been charged with first-degree murder and robbery.
According to Authorities, Kimesha Williams and Candace Tai Townsel followed the elderly victim into a restroom at Pechanga Resort Casino located at 45000 Pechanga Parkway in Temecula, Calif., on Aug. 31.
Kawhi Leonard Sister Kimesha Williams Steals Pechanga Resort Casino Afaf Anis Assad Long Beach:
The victim identified as 84-year-old Afaf Anis Assad of Long Beach, was found into a bathroom at the [Pechanga Resort] Casino near Temecula, broke her skull and stole her purse. Assad was rushed to a local hospital with serious injuries which her death later pronounced on Sept. 4.
The suspects Kimesha Williams, 35, and Candace Tai Townsel, 39, allegedly cracked the woman’s skull as they stole her purse, which contained $800 to $1,200, according to report.
The victim’s son-in-law, Wayne Brown, made a statement, “The family and I are aware of the connection. Obviously no one believes he was involved in any way in the incident. We’re aware that he has experienced similar tragedy in his past and we would hope that everyone is sensitive to this. I have only hope that he might keep my family in his prayers as we know he understands the pain we’re experiencing.”
Kimesha Williams has family that are well off and her bail was originally set at $1 million, is now being held without bail at the Indio Jail according to an investigator report. Kimesha Williams was booked on Tuesday and her next court date is 19th September.
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