Man wanted for Florence murder found in New Jersey

C ity of Florence police now know the location of a man wanted for murder. Deonte Nathaniel Williams, 26, has been found this weekend in New Jersey.

E gg Harbor Township police responded to a motel around 12:30 p.m. Saturday and found Williams wounded in his right arm.

O nce taken in officials learned he was wanted on a fugitive warrant. Major Carlos Rains with Florence police says they are in the process of bringing Williams back to the Pee Dee. There's no word yet if Williams will waive extradition back to South Carolina.

Officials say W illiams killed Miriam Burgess earlier this month.

F irefighters found B urgess' body after putting out a fire in her home on Stackley Street in Florence.

At the time, police still we ren't sure if he started the fire. Autopsy results show that Burgess died of stab wounds.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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