Michael Williams, 47, a Florida man, shot and killed his ex-wife Marsha Ebanks-Williams, 48, and her adult son, 28-year-old Robert Adams over electricity usage because they left the lights on too long. “He felt that they were leaving the lights on in the house, so he went and put a lock on the box outside of the house to which Marsha and her son cut,” Chief Deputy Brian Henderson with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. “I had my weapon on me and while they were attacking me, I basically–I had to, basically, I shot them,” the killer declared but police do not believe William’s story. The only weapon found on the property was Williams’ gun.
“This was an argument over electricity. He became enraged and committed this kind of violence.” The bodies of the victims were found inside the horn, along with the stepson’s unharmed children, ages five and six. Investigators found that the couple had been married for 10 years before divorcing in June. However they were still living with each other at the property. hey planned to sell the property and split the proceeds. On the day of the shooting, Williams turned off the electricity to the home and put a lock on the box.The suspect is being held without bond in Volusia County Jail. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Williams’ criminal record includes allegations of child abuse, domestic violence and battery on a law enforcement officer.