Oakland police request help

Daily Planet Wire Service
Wednesday October 23, 2002


OAKLAND — Oakland police said Tuesday that they have identified Monday's homicide victim as 33-year-old Mckinley Williams. 

Police say they were notified of the 90th killing this year by a witness walking in the area who saw William's body in a Honda Civic in the 500 block of Sycamore Street at around 1:40 p.m. 

Initial reports indicate that he had not been dead more than two hours when police were notified.  

Police say he died of a gunshot wound. 

Williams, an African-American construction worker for the J.T. Thorpe Corporation in Richmond, is survived by a wife and children, according to Sgt. Gus Galindo. 

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is encouraged to call Sgt. Galindo at 238-3821.