Man arrested, charged in Harbor Town murder

By: Jim Spiewak

Updated:

UPDATE at 11:19 a.m. 11/19/17

Memphis police have arrested and charged Kurtrell Williams with First Degree murder in the death of Susan Grissom.

Investigators say there were several Crime Stoppers tips received after surveillance video was released.

21-year-old Williams was identified as the suspect and immediately taken into custody Friday night.

He is charged with First Degree Murder in Perpetration of Robbery, First Degree Murder in Perpetration of Burglary, Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Burglary.

Williams is due in court Monday morning.

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Memphis police have identified a person of interest in relation to the murder of a woman in Harbor Town.
Susan Grissom, 56, was shot and killed in her home on Tuesday.


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During the investigation, police learned a debit or credit card belonging to Grissom was missing from her home. Since the homicide, someone attempted to use that card in the area of Third and Crump.

The man who tried to use the card was caught on surveillance video, and police have named him a person of interest. 

Officers said the guy was caught using Susan Grissom’s debit card…40 minutes before police were called to her home and found her dead Tuesday night. He still remains a person of interest at this time.

If you know this man or have any information on his whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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