Suspect charged in teen's 2006 mall killing

April 7, 2010 6:48:12 PM PDT
A suspect has been arrested and charged with gunning down Robeson High School junior Willie Williams III.

Eddie Fenton, 24, was charged Wednesday in the April 1, 2006 murder.

The family of a teenaged murder victim waited four years for this day.

Williams was shot in the head while trying to pull a friend out of a brawl outside a Ford City mall movie theater.

"It takes a village, for this that happened now, it takes a village to happen and brought justice and got the person that did this to my son," said Willie Williams, Jr., victim's father.

"I always had faith in God and police officers, I never lost faith," said Indira Rutues, victim's mother.

Williams had been a Jesse White tumbler. Secretary of State White was on hand Wednesdsay as the family expressed their relief that the suspect was arrested.