|Location||Chillicothe Correctional Institution|
|Offenses||Involuntary Manslaughter, Kidnapping|
|Sentence Min/Max||14 Years/50 Years|
|Next Eligibility Hearing Date||02/28/2020|
The facts of this case display that of a parents worst nightmare. The defendant approached his three (3) year old victim, Jason Evers, who was at the playground of a local park. After speaking to the child, defendant Williams was observed carrying the small boy away. This was the last time Jason Evers was seen alive. While the victim's parents, police and the entire Hamilton County community searched for Jason, his body was buried under rocks and brush in a field, decomposing for ten days. A subsequent autopsy by the coroner indicated that the child died by suffocation.
The defendant indicated to police that he carried the child off into the woods and when he began to cry, he placed his hand over the victim's mouth. He stated this resulted in the victim's death. To elevate this crime even further, defendant, knowing the child was already dead, contacted Jason's parents weeks later demanding a ransom of $10,000.00 for the return of Jason Evers. It was at this time, at the location where the victim's parents were instructed to leave the money by defendant, that he was apprehended.