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Marissa Williams

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A 19-year-old girl was arrested after police say she asked a fictional boy to shoot and kill her aunt and her aunt’s family.

According to, Marissa Williams had been living with her aunt in Alabama for a few months, but their relationship was strained.

Williams’ aunt was upset with the girl’s habits on social media. She told police the girl would invite strangers she befriended on sites like Facebook over to her house.

When the aunt asked Williams to stop inviting men she met online to her home, the girl blocked her aunt on Facebook.

Police say Williams’ aunt created a Facebook profile for a fictional man named Tre ‘Topdog’ Ellis so that she could chat with Williams and hopefully get a glimpse into her niece’s online activity, according to the report.

Williams began unknowingly talking to her aunt in late May, who was posing as ‘Topdog.’

On the first day they interacted, the aunt said the girl gave the fictional boy her phone number and address and asked him to come over and get drunk with her. She then offered to have sex with him if he’d pay her $50 cell phone bill.

Days later, Williams told ‘Topdog’ that her family made her angry and asked him to come kidnap her, her aunt, her aunt’s fiancé, her cousin and a family dog. She told ‘Topdog’ to kill her aunt if she tried to stop him.

Williams later told ‘Topdog’ how to get into her aunt’s bedroom so he could kill her and the woman’s fiancé. She also asked ‘Topdog’ to shoot her cousin and the family dog on the way out.

Williams allegedly planned to pack her things in his car while he murdered her family.

The aunt then contacted the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Williams was charged with the solicitation of murder. She is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $30,000 bond.



  • pattym

    That so called “human” should be locked away for the rest of her natural life. Kids do not appreciate NOTHING anymore, they feel so self entitled it is sickening!! Well little HO’ I hope you LOVE big Brenda in the Big House!

  • Chucky

    It just amazes me how some young people see this type of thing as a solution. Where in the world do they get such a disregard for life?

  • FaithC

    The aunt give her a place to live and this is how she repays her. What a sick piece of street scum.

  • deidre

    I swear kids these days are just horrible and its the parents fault for most of them. And here her aunt is taking her in try to help her and her little wanna be gangster self really is prostituting herself and asking someone she doesnt even know to murder her family and her pet! Unbelievable she lucky she never got kidnapped by metting random men. But im sure she thinks shes invincible. They all do. hope someone knocks some sense into her selfish head while shes n jail. Glad the aunt did this probably saved her life. Bc im sure there is some idiot kid who would have done it for that little brat.

  • Ms. Obvious

    “A 19-year-old girl was arrested”… This was no GIRL! She’s NINETEEN! If she were a male, there is NO WAY you would have called her a 19-year-old BOY. She is an adult and a WOMAN; don’t be sexist.

    • Mandi

      Shut up. Who really cares what they called her… she is still psycho and that is the main focus.

  • W. Powell

    Gee, does she have computer access in the county jail? She might be soliciting on Facebook for someone to pay her bail, so she can escape the area!!!

  • Jose Rodriguez

    Exactly why kids do not need to be using the internet. I would say more, but I’ll just bite my tongue.

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