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TUSCALOOSA COUNTY - AL -    19 year old Marissa Williams is was arrested in Tuscaloosa County Monday after the aunt she lived with in Fosters accused Williams of plotting to kill the family.

  Investigators say the ordeal started off as a dispute between Williams and her aunt over men Williams was inviting into their home.  "They were having some disputes over living arrangements. The aunt had befriended her on facebook," said Lt Gary Hood with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

  Investigators say the aunt began snooping.  She created a fake facebook page, calling herself 'Tre Topdog Ellis and befriended her own niece.  What she learned startled her.  According to court documents Williams began asking the Aunt in her fictional facebook profile 'Tre' to shoot and kill the aunt, the aunt's fiance, her cousin and their dogs.  Investigators say Williams even designed a plan and explained to 'Tre' how to do i
 "The solicitation for the killing of her family members began to happen. The suspect in the case initiated the conversation," explained Lt. Hood.

  That's when the aunt alerted the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's office and presented the evidence.  Williams, the niece was arrested for Solicitation to Commit Murder. 

   As of Wednesday evening, she remained in the Tuscaloosa County Jail with a bond set at $30,000.

   Williams aunt declined an interview, but asked for prayers for her family, including her niece.

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