New details in Northern California teen's slaying

Mar 3, 2014 12:49 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A recently released transcript of a Northern California teenager's interview with police reveals new details in his alleged thrill-killing of a high school classmate.

Jae Williams and a second teen, Randy Thompson, are accused of fatally stabbing 15-year-old San Jose high school sophomore Michael Russell in November 2009.

According to the transcript, Williams told San Jose police his religion, Satanism, allows killing and he had already killed a rabbit and beaten a cat to death. He is also alleged to have told investigators he wanted to kill somebody, had his chance and took it.

The San Jose Mercury News reported ( the transcript over the weekend. Williams and Thompson, now 20, are set to be tried separately as adults on first-degree murder charges.


Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News,

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