Marissa Williams: Woman arrested after asking fictional man on Facebook to murder her family

TUSCALOOSA, AL - A 19-year-old Alabama woman is in jail after asking a fictional stranger to shoot and kill her family.

Marissa Williams has lived with her aunt since April 2014.

AL.com reports their relationship was strained by Williams' habits when using social media.

She allegedly would invite strangers to her house that she met on website like Facebook.

When her aunt asked Williams to stop inviting strangers to her home, the 19-year-old blocked her aunt from her Facebook page, prohibiting the woman from seeing her niece's online activity.

According to a deposition filed Tuesday, Williams' aunt created a Facebook profile for a fictional man she called Tre 'Topdog' Ellis so she could add her niece as a friend and communicate with her online.

AL.com says the woman hoped to get a glimpse into her online activity and for an opportunity to teach Williams about the dangers of interacting with strangers online.

The experiment quickly took a dark turn as Williams began talking to her aunt, posing as Ellis.

According to court documents, Williams gave the fictional man her phone number, asked her to come over and get drunk with her and then offered to have sex with him if he'd pay her $50 cell phone bill.

Days later, Williams allegedly told "Ellis" that her family made her angry and she wanted to leave the state.

According to the deposition, she asked "Ellis" to come kidnap her and take her away from her family.

Williams told "Tre" to shoot and kill her aunt if she tried to stop him.

Court documents say as time passed, the plan became more sinister, with Williams telling the fictional man how to get into her aunt's bedroom so he could kill her and her aunt's fiance first, then asked him to shoot her cousin and the family dog on the way out.

Williams allegedly planned to pack her belongings in "Tre's" car while he murdered her family.

After reading what Williams was asking the fictional man to do, the woman called the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's office.

According to the deposition, when deputies arrived at the home and interviewed Williams, she admitted to the plot but apologized and said she didn't really mean for anyone to be killed.

She was arrested and charged with solicitation of murder.

She remains at the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $30,000 bond.

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