Police searching for man accused of killing woman in Olde Towne East apartment

Clarence J Watkins III
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COLUMBUS, Ohio –体育投注 The Columbus Division of Police are searching for the man accused of killing a woman on the near east side of Columbus.

On May 3 just after 7 p.m., police received a call of shots fired in the area of 1000 Bryden Road.

Officers found 24-year-old Xyanna Farley inside an apartment with multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at 7:28 p.m.

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On Tuesday, police filed a murder warrant for 41-year-old Clarence J Watkins III.

体育投注Watkins is described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches, weighing 180 pounds with braided shoulder-length hair.

体育投注Police said his current whereabouts are unknown and he should be considered armed and dangerous.

体育投注Watkins may be driving a black 2018 Honda Accord with silver accents, and Ohio plates HEP7743.

If anyone sees Watkins or his vehicle, they are immediately asked to call the police.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS.

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