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Murder suspect ordered to undergo competency exam

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly killed his aunt, Wanda Richardson, on June 21 by beating and stabbing her, has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric exam. On July 15, a Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Michael Worley, 41, for murder in Richardson’s death. During a court...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019

Victim ran out of house with bloody head yelling, ‘Help me! Help me!’ officer testifies

An R-Tech driver, who was at Wanda Richardson’s home on June 21 to pick her up for a doctor’s appointment, saw Richardson run out of her home with her head bloody yelling, “Help me! Help me!” Michael Worley is charged with murder in the death of his aunt, Wanda Richardson. The...
Posted On 10 Jul 2019

‘I’m getting harassed over here,’ defendant’s mother tells judge

There were a few tense moments in Whitley District Court Monday morning prior to the start of a scheduled preliminary hearing in a recent homicide case involving Michael Worley, 40, of Williamsburg, who is charged with murder in the June 21 killing of his aunt, Wanda Richardson,...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019

R-Tech driver apparently witnessed W’burg woman’s killing

A Williamsburg woman, who was allegedly killed by her nephew outside her home Friday morning, suffered blunt force trauma to the head and three stab wounds to the neck, but this isn’t what killed her, Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said Monday afternoon. You need to login...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019

GoFundMe page set up to help pay for Richardson’s funeral

Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday for a Williamsburg woman, who was killed outside her home Friday morning, and a GoFundMe page has been set up by the victim’s family to help pay for funeral expenses. Wanda Richardson’s funeral service is scheduled at 1:30 p.m....
Posted On 26 Jun 2019