U.S. Marshals Arrest Fugitive Wanted for Death of Pregnant Akron Woman

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AKRON, OH – The United States Marshal Service has captured and arrested Jeremiah Williams, 21, who was wanted by the Akron Police Department for the death of a pregnant woman in April

Williams was charged with killing Teyaurra Harris, 21, and her unborn baby furnace shootout between two groups of individuals on Rockaway Street on April 14th.

According to police, there were at least 30 rounds fired from multiple guns, and Miss Harris was an occupant in a passing vehicle that drove through the hail of gunfire.

Harris was struck in the head by a stray bullet and killed instantly. Williams was arrested near a home in the 1200 block of Juneau Street in Akron.

U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “Outstanding investigative work by the Akron Police Department solved this senseless and tragic act of gun violence. Today, our task force took a violent man off the street and hopefully brought the family of Teyaurra Harris, one step closer to the justice they deserve.”