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Police Investigating Sunday Night Death of Norristown Man

Randy "Bobcat" Williams was discovered injured late Sunday night in Norristown and later declared dead.

According to Norristown Police Chief Russel Bono, police are investigating the death of a Norristown man that occurred in the 100 block of East Marshall Street just before 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Family members of Randy "Bobcat" Williams gathered at the police station Monday morning to get answers in what they believe was an assault that led to his death. Rumors of the alleged beating had spread through the community overnight.

"It was not an assault according to the report," said Chief Bono. "We're certainly going to investigate it. It's a death under suspicious circumstances."

According to Chief Bono, only one witness gave information to police and that witness reported seeing Williams walking up the street in the area of the 100 block of East Marshall Street where he stumbled and fell. The witness reportedly saw no assault. Police say they are awaiting the results of an autopsy.

"We are investigating it," said Chief Bono. "There's a detective assigned to the case [and] there's going to be an autopsy to determine a cause of death, if possible."

"There was no witness or any indication in the report... that he was assaulted," said Chief Bono. "That doesn't mean he couldn't have been assaulted prior to stumbling and falling, but we need to investigate it and find out.

Anyone with information about the circumstances surrounding Randy Williams' death is asked to contact the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977.

Machelle H Dinkins November 06, 2012 at 01:55 PM
My prayers are with my sister, my nieces and nephews and the Willimas family. God be with you.
OMG November 06, 2012 at 03:28 PM
My sympathy is with the family as well. Anybody that knew bobcat knew he didn't bother nobody. He may have lived his life the way he did but who are we to judge. Rest in peace and God blessthe family.
Lashanda November 06, 2012 at 07:14 PM
Rest in peace uncle randy! I love you!
tara November 07, 2012 at 12:06 AM
why would anybody want to kill bobcat? he was always with his kids and really never bothered anybody. this is crazy. does anybody know what happened? my prayers go out to his family and friends
keya norris November 10, 2012 at 02:27 PM
My prayers are with u all we will always love u cat love keya norris,n candida washington
keya norris November 10, 2012 at 02:32 PM
Please anyone if u can please post when funeral is so we can be there for the family
Lashanda November 15, 2012 at 05:36 AM
Memorial will be held on sat nov, 17th at 10:00 am @ Christian community baptis church 849 Thompson st Norristown pa

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