Sunday murder suspect sought by GPD

Booking photo provided by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office

Update: The suspect in this case, 23-year-old Shawaltra Horton, turned herself in to the Griffin Police Department at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday.


A Griffin woman, 23-year-old Shawaltra Horton, is being sought in connection with a Sunday night murder.

Horton is wanted for the murder of 32-year-old Cadero Raymond Williams, who police say died as a result of a stab wound.

The Griffin Police Department located Williams when officers responded to a call reporting the attack at 731 Williams St.

Authorities say Williams died soon after officers arrived at the scene.

Warrants for Horton’s arrest have been obtained charging her with felony murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery.

Horton, who fled the scene, remains at large. Anyone with information pertaining to her whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Spalding County E911 nonemergency line at 770.991.9911.

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