Mistaken for a murder suspect, Williams fled from county police at speeds of over 100 MPH then afterwards on foot through a residential neighborhood. The approaching deputy thought he saw Williams reach towards his waistband and shot him fatally. He’d been unarmed. The case was controversial; the family hired lawyer Johnnie Cochran and filed a wrongful death suit.

ID: 2014

Victms Name: Marvin Williams
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: Orlando
County: Orange
State: FL
Zip Code: 32805
Country: United States of America

Agency: Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Mistaken for a murder suspect, Williams fled from county police at speeds of over 100 MPH then afterwards on foot through a residential neighborhood. The approaching deputy thought he saw Williams reach towards his waistband and shot him fatally. He’d been unarmed. The case was controversial; the family hired lawyer Johnnie Cochran and filed a wrongful death suit.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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