Man facing murder charges in two counties in Maryland
MONTGOMERY CO., MD — A 24-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old in Germantown and the killing of a man at a gas station in Suitland, according to police.
Furl John Williams, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder and home invasion in Montgomery County. He has also been charged with the murder of 27-year-old Wayne Pope in Prince George’s County.
Pope was shot and killed on May 3 at gas station in Silver Hill Road in Suitland. Detectives say, Williams who was armed with a gun, approached Pope and got into a struggle. Police say Williams shot Pope and drove off in the victim’s car.
Then the next day, Montgomery County Police say they arrested Williams on another murder that happened in Montgomery County.
Montgomery County Police say Williams and another suspect Eric Lee, 23, robbed two victims at gunpoint in the parking lot of 12800 block of Kitchen House Way in Germantown on April 29. Police say the victims ran to the townhouse where Williams opened fire striking four people.
All four victims were transported to nearby hospitals where 19-year-old Amaru Amir Santos Johnson later died. All remaining victims had non-life-threatening injuries and survived their injuries.
As investigators searched the scene, they found an unoccupied stolen vehicle that had been reported stolen in Prince George’s County. Inside the vehicle, police say the found property taken from the victims during the armed robbery that happened on Kitchen House Way. Detectives say they also found fingerprints in the car that belonged to Williams.
Currently, Williams is being held without bond in Montgomery County.