Arvel Wills Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Death of Cousin

A judge sentenced Arvel Wills to four years in prison Friday in connection with the death of his 25-year-old cousin, Dewayne Wills. During sentencing Friday, Arvel Wills was visibly upset, often wiping tears from his eyes with a sleeve or a tissue. “What I did was wrong. It was an accident,” Arvel Wills said Friday. … Read more →

Arvel Wills Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter for Dewayne Wills Death

Arvel Wills pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2012 death of his 25-year-old cousin, Dewayne Wills. “I admit 100-percent that I did it,” Arvel Wills said in tearfully entering his plea. Court documents state that on May 26, 2012 Dewayne Wills was brought by a private vehicle to Washington Hospital Medical … Read more →

Probable Cause Found Against Arvel Wills in Death of Cousin, Dwayne Wills

Judge Ronna Beck found probable cause today that Arvel Wills caused the death of his cousin, Dwayne Wills, who died on June 4, 2012. Arvel was held pending indictment by a grand jury. Wills is charged with second-degree murder; he rejected a plea offer last year that would have required him to plead guilty to … Read more →

Arvel Wills Considering Plea Offer

Prosecutors offered Arvel Wills a plea agreement on Wednesday that would reduce the charges against him from second-degree murder to involuntary manslaughter. Wills is charged in the May 26 murder of his cousin, Dewayne Wills. Wills would also plead guilty to felony possession of a firearm as part of the deal, prosecutors said. When he … Read more →

Arvel Wills Charged in Murder of Dewayne Wills

Arvel Wills appeared in court today for a preliminary hearing in the May 26 murder of his cousin Dewayne Wills, in what court documents indicate was apparently a drunken argument between relatives that escalated out of control. The case was continued until Nov. 9 at 9:30 a.m., when he is expected to appear again for … Read more →

Arvel Wills

  • Arrested: Sept. 27, 2012
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the May 26, 2012 death of Dewayne Wills.