Search continues for missing grandmother in DeKalb County

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DeKalb County police will continue searching Friday for a missing 78-year-old grandmother, who is presumed to be dead at the hands of her grandson, Gregory Williams.

Millicent Williams has not been seen for over a week. Her grandson remains behind bars for her murder, even though her body has not yet been found.

Authorities have been searching for Mrs. Williams on foot and using ATVs, determined to solve the mystery. Detectives and officers have combed wooded areas on Flakes Mill Road, then a walking trail at Snapfinger and Panola roads.

Mr. Williams is not cooperating with the investigation, which makes the search more difficult for police.

"Pretty frustrating. We are trying to get closure for the family...doing everything we can," said DeKalb Police Sgt. Sabrena Dorsey.

Police studied a grid pattern and tried to be methodical in their search.

Police believe Williams forced his way into his grandmother's bedroom and attacked her with a "Rambo-style" knife, according to warrants released Monday.

The documents said that the assault happened at Millicent Williams' Brookgreen Point home sometime between Sunday, July 22, and Thursday, July 27. Police allege he then kidnapped her and got rid of her body with her own car, but the documents don't reveal specifics.

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The warrants tell how investigators found a lot of blood inside her home and in her car, including on the rear floor board. Authorities arrested Williams last week while he was driving her car, and the documents say he had a bloody knife at the time.