Wesley Williams charged with murdering a mother and her son

25/06/2013

West Midlands Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have authorised West Midlands Police to charge Wesley Williams, aged 28, with two counts of murder following the killing of a mother and her seven month old son at their home in Billesley, Birmingham between 31 May and 2 June 2013.

Hayley Firman, Head of the West Midlands CPS Public Protection Unit, said:

"I have advised officers from West Midlands Police that there is sufficient evidence and that it is in the public interest to charge Wesley Williams with the murders of Yvonne Walsh and her seven month old son, Harrison Walsh.

"The decision was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors.

"The defendant will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 26 June 2013

"Wesley Williams now stands charged with a criminal offence and has the right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that nothing should be reported which could prejudice this trial."