Fugitive Stanley Obas, Easton, Northampton County, PA



Date of Release: March 17, 1997

Media Release #: 576

Case Facts:

The Northampton County Sheriff's Department, Easton Pennsylvania, are currently seeking the whereabouts of Stanley Obas for Criminal Homicide, Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, and Criminal Conspiracy. On or about July 28, 1996, Richezza Williams, a 13 year-old runaway from New York, was reportedly tortured and killed in the basement of a residence a long the 700 block of Bushkill Street, Easton, Pennsylvania. Williams' body was reportedly removed from the house in a kerosene heater box: the badly decomposed body was later discovered on August 10, 1996, in an old storage vault at Easton Cemetery. The investigation led to the issuance of homicide warrants for Corey "Lemon" Maeweather AKA: Corey Wallace, Kwame Henry AKA: Kwame Simons and Stanley "Wildman " Obas AKA: Neil Stevenson. Maeweather was arrested on August 12, 1996:  and Obas remains a fugitive since the issuance of the warrant.  Obas has an extensive criminal record and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Obas was last known to reside in Brooklyn, New York, where he was alleged to have been involved in the sale of powder and crack cocaine.

Stanley Obas Description:

  •  20 years of Age - Black Male
  •  5 feet 10 inches tall.
  •  130 lbs. -- Medium build
  •  Brown eyes
  •  Black short hair
  •  Scar on left thigh and left arm

All information is accurate as of release date.

Monday, March 17, 1997 - 12:00am

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