NASHVILLE – A fugitive placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list earlier this month, Kellum Jordan Williams, was arrested today in Virginia.
Williams was wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for First Degree Murder and Abuse of a Corpse and was placed on TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list on March 10th. Williams was charged in connection to the murder of Amy LeeAnn Murphy, whose remains were found on February 1st in a field in Robertson County. He was also wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department for Violation of Community Corrections.
TBI Special Agents, working in conjunction with U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Forces from Middle Tennessee and Eastern Virginia, developed information that Kellum Williams was in Virginia. At approximately 1:30 p.m. CST, Williams was located and apprehended without incident by the U.S. Marshals-Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Greensville County Sheriff’s Department at an apartment complex in Emporia, Virginia.
Williams was transported to the Southside Regional Jail in Emporia, Virginia, where he is in the process of being booked. He will have a hold placed on him for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and TBI.