Man in fatal Walmart stabbing ruled incompetent to stand trial

Caswayne Williams will be taken to DCF Florida State Hospital


ORLANDO, Fla. – A man accused of stabbing and killing his former boss outside a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Orlando has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Court officials announced Thursday that Caswayne Williams will be taken to the Department of Children and Families Florida State Hospital.

Williams was arrested on first-degree murder charges in the March stabbing death of Davon Brown, 25, who was his former supervisor at the Walmart on Lee Road.

A Walmart manager said Williams had been fired from the grocery store, which had recently opened, because of "racial, sexual orientation and derogatory remarks" toward Brown.

Williams was arrested about a mile away from the store. He claimed the attack began after Brown made unwanted sexual advances toward him, according to officials. He also told deputies that Brown was to blame for him being fired from the store, and he thought the victim was following him and watching him, according to an arrest affidavit.

A family member said that Williams had recently moved to Florida after becoming homeless in New Jersey in November. His family said there had been concerns that Williams was not taking his medication. The family described his behavior as disconnected, lacking eye contact and depressed.


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