Published On: Fri, May 23rd, 2014

Granville Ritchie, murderer of Felecia Williams, accused of sexual contact with another girl

The man arrested for the murder of a Florida 9-year-old, found dead near Clearwater, will face now face additional charges of sexual misconduct. Authorities say Thursday a girl came forward to allege the man had sex with her on four different times during the past month.

Granville RitchieGranville Ritchie, 35, was arrested this week in an unrelated drug charge and officials quickly connected the man with the death of Felecia Williams from Temple Terrace.

At a news conference late Wednesday, Temple Terrace Police Chief Ken Albano said with Ritchie now behind bars, anyone who’d been hesitating to come forward with information could now do so without fear of retribution.

“Help us bring the murderer of this little girl to justice,” said Chief Albano.

And now it appears another young girl has done just that.

Detectives say during their investigation, a girl who they thought may have been a witness in Felecia’s case disclosed to them that Ritchie had sexual contact with her four times in the past month.

The FBI is now offering a $10,000 reward in this case, along with $3,000 offered by Crimestoppers. Anyone who may have additional information about these incidents should contact the Temple Terrace Police Department at (813) 989-7110.

In court on Thursday, Ritchie received bond on an unrelated drug charge however, he was ultimately denied bond for charges of having sex with a minor.

More on the death of Felecia Williams – check out the original report HERE


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  1. Granville Ritchie arrives in court for Felecia Williams murder, a warning for parents - The Global Dispatch says:

    […]   Felecia, nicknamed “Sugar Plum,” wasn’t the first victim of Ritchie. Another girl came forward and revealed she had sexual contact with the man “four times in the last month.”   So […]

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