Suspect in Detroit firebombing arrested in West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WJBK) - A woman accused in a deadly Detroit firebombing late last year has been arrested without incident in West Virginia.
Daquana Malika Williams, 21, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Morgantown by the U.S. Marshals Mountain State Fugitive Task Force. Williams has been wanted for the past three months by the Detroit Police Department on two counts of murder, assault with intent to murder and first-degree arson.
Police say Williams and two others killed two people on Dec. 14 by using accelerants to firebomb a home in the Hoyt area of Detroit. A third victim survived the attack.
The Detroit home on Manning near Hoyt was firebombed around 2 a.m. on Monday, December 14. James Jordan was staying in the house with his girlfriend, Jana John. Early that morning, a fight broke out between Jordan and his ex-girlfriend. According to police, his ex returned and firebombed the home.
Authorities had already arrested two people in connection to the fatal fire. Williams will be charged as a fugitive from justice in Monongalia County and await extradition to Michigan.
Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.