The Killeen Police Department Arrests Murder Suspect from U.S Virgin Islands

For Immediate Release

June 14, 2017


On June 13, 2017, Killeen Police Detectives received information from authorities in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, that a suspect wanted there for several crimes, including first degree murder, might be in Killeen.  Acting on the information provided, detectives attempted to locate the suspect at various locations in the city.

On June 14, 2017 at approximately 10:18 a.m., detectives located the wanted person, identified as Currup Williams, 43.   Williams was riding in a van and was observed traveling between locations in the downtown area of Killeen.  Officers stopped the van and arrested Williams without incident.  The driver of the van was arrested for an unrelated misdemeanor charge.  Williams’ booking photo is attached.

In addition to First Degree Murder, Williams was also wanted for First Degree Assault, Third Degree Assault, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm during Commission of a Crime of Violence and Reckless Endangerment.  Inquiries into this case should be directed the U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department in St. Thomas.


Cdr. Alex Gearhart
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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