General Crime

* Barton Williams was Arrested on Suspicion of Fatally Burning His Wife in San Jose

Fugitive Watch Logo 77x77px


San Jose police have arrested a man suspected of fatally burning his wife Monday night. Police and fire personnel were conducting a welfare check at around 11:45 p.m. Monday in the first block of South Second Street when they encountered Patricia Storey, 64, on the ground suffering from severe burns, police said.

Storey was taken to a hospital where she died on Tuesday, police said. During their investigation homicide detectives determined that the woman’s husband was a suspect, police said. Police arrested Barton Williams, 49, in St. James Park on Wednesday, police said. Williams, a transient, was booked on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

The homicide is the city’s ninth so far this year.

Copyright © 2012 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.
Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you have any information that can help solve this crime.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted tiene alguna información que pueda ayudar a resolver este crimen.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

 

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons