Roderick Williams

Roderick Williams

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A judge sentenced Roderick Williams to life in prison for the rape of a juvenile in October 1998.

The victim was a 13-year-old girl who Williams abducted while she was standing outside of a store.

FOX10 News Investigates: Mobile Sexual Assault Cases

Williams was arrested 20 years after the crime after DNA found on the victim was linked to him. Investigators said the victim's sexual assault kit was never processed until the department received a grant in 2015.

Williams pleaded guilty in March 2021.

Locations

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.