Georgetown University wide receiver Dijon Williams has been arrested in connection to a first degree murder in Washington D.C.
Williams played in 10 games as a freshman, missed his sophomore year due to injury and returned for five games in 2019 as a junior.
Williams has three receptions in his career for 17 yards, which all came in his freshman season with the Hoyas.
The 6010 wide receiver from Atlanta, Georgia was arrested in Georgia on Monday by United States Marshals. He was wanted by the Metropolitan Police Department in connection with a murder in the District, according to Washington television station FOX 5 – WTTG.
Georgetown’s football season was postponed on July 13 when the Patriot League canceled all fall sports because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The University released this statement about the investigation.
“Georgetown University became aware of charges against Dijon Williams this evening. While we are working to learn more information, we will cooperate fully with any investigation and we stand prepared to offer resources to members of our community who may be affected by this news. At this time, there are no indications that the alleged crime took place near the University.”