Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-118

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 24, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060


    A warrant has been issued for man's brother in connection with the stabbing.
    • Sunday
    • March 23, 2014
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • 17027 Candeleda de Avila


    Michael A. Williams
    DOB: 05/18/87
    17027 Candeleda de Avila
    Tampa, FL

    Suspect: (Warrant Issued)

    Eric Baylor
    DOB: 5/14/90
    Buffalo, NY

    Charge: Aggravated Battery Domestic Violence


    On March 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., deputies responded to 17027 Candeleda de Avila in reference to a stabbing. When deputies arrived, they discovered Michael Williams suffering from a stab wound to his left thigh. He was transported via ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was treated and released. Throughout the investigation, detectives learned that Eric Baylor stabbed his brother, Michael Williams, in his left thigh with a kitchen knife. A warrant was issued for Baylor's arrest.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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