Eric Williams steelman

Eric Williams, the fifth suspect in the Nguyen homicide, has now been arrested. He was found Monday in Jackson hiding in attic.

The fifth suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery and shooting death of Steelman Grocery owner Lisa Nguyen was found hiding in a Jackson attic on Monday, Aug. 12.

Eric “Lil E” Williams, 20, was found hiding in an attic of an abandoned residence in the 900 block of Winn Street, in Jackson by the U.S. Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force.

He was transported to the Hattiesburg Police Department for questioning.

Williams has been charged with capital murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault and criminal street gang activity.

He has been booked into the Forrest County Jail, where he will await his initial appearance.



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