The bodies of Anthony Lee Williams Sr., 51, and his 10-year-old son, Hussan, were the apparent victims of a murder-suicide, said sheriff’s spokesman Les Garcia. They were found inside a car parked on a levee just outside of Tracy in Lathrop by a security guard during a routine check of the area farm land around 8 a.m.
When the security guard found Williams unresponsive, he called the county sheriff’s office. Deputies discovered that the man had died from a gunshot wound, as did his son, who was found in the backseat.
Garcia said the Patterson man and his wife had been going through a divorce, and the shooting is under investigation. Notification of the death was made to Williams’ wife earlier today.
The levee where the car was found is located in the middle of an orchard area adjacent to Dell’Osso Farms, near J.B. Farms Fruit Stand, off South Manthey Road.