Man fatally stabbed wife, raped teen in Selma, officials say

Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 4:58 PM CDT
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SELMA, Ala. (WSFA) - A man is accused of fatally stabbing his wife and committing a sex crime against a teen in Selma.

Larry Donnell McWilliams Jr., 42, was arrested and faces charges of domestic violence murder, first-degree rape and attempted murder. He was developed as a suspect after detectives interviewed witnesses.

Shawnta Moultry, 44, died from multiple stab wounds, according to the district attorney. Authorities said a 15-year-old girl, who was also at the home, was stabbed several times and raped. Her condition is unknown.

The incident happened early Saturday morning in the 200 block of Lamar Avenue, according to officials.

McWilliams is being held in the Dallas County Jail on a $1.6 million bond.

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