Monday, April 15, 2024

NHC sheriff’s office investigating homicide in Murrayville area, man wanted in connection

Sheriff’s office is looking for Darius Tyshaun Williams, who is expected to be armed and dangerous. (Courtesy NHCSO)

WILMINGTON — A man is wanted in connection to the death of a woman who was discovered deceased inside a home on Bavarian Lane Monday morning.

Darius Tyshaun Williams (Courtesy NHCSO)

Just after 5 a.m., New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the Murrayville area, 5536 Bavarian Lane. The body of a Black female, identified as as 36-year-old Cynthia Danielle Allen, was found. Deputies are looking for Darius Tyshaun Williams, a 31-year-old Black male, as a person of interest.

It’s suspected Williams is armed and dangerous; he has active warrants for:

  • Felony stalking
  • Felony breaking and entering
  • Felony larceny after breaking and entering
  • Violation of Domestic violence protective order
  • Active warrants from the Wilmington Police Department for
  • Violation of Domestic violence protective order
  • Crime of domestic violence

Anyone with information regarding Williams should contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4260.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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