Detectives seek clues in Spring Lake murder

James Williams, also known as "Esaw" (Image courtesy Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)

December 18, 2012 1:30:39 PM PST
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said deputies would be out Tuesday canvassing a Spring Lake area neighborhood after the murder of a 68-year-old man in his home.

The body of James Williams, also known as "Esaw," was found at 403 Rutherford Street on Sunday around 5 p.m.

Investigators were called to the home following an anonymous 911 call.  

Autopsy results revealed Williams died of blunt force trauma to the upper body.

Anyone with information about Williams is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500.

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