Police Blotter for Sacramento (08/06/2010)
Sacramento sheriff: 5th suspect arrested in May 8 slaying
A fifth suspect has been arrested in connection with the May 8 slaying of 29-year-old
Marcel Hatch at the Eco Lodge at 2912 Auburn Blvd.
Las Vegas police arrested Brandy Lee Mays (photo left), 30, on Friday on an active
warrant, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.
Brandy's brothers - Demetrius, Lorenzo and Kenyatta Mays - were arrested in Sacramento
on Thursday in connection with the homicide.
Another man, Charles Antonio Williams, was arrested May 11 in the slaying.
The arrests stem from fight between Hatch and Williams, a 25-year-old Rocklin resident, at
the motel on May 7, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Williams allegedly returned to the motel shortly before 8:40 p.m. the next day in a black
sports utility vehicle with several passengers and shot Hatch in the stomach. Detectives
said they believe the companions were the four members of the Mays family arrested this
Deputies responded to the scene and transported Hatch to the hospital where he eventually
died on May 10.
Sheriff's deputies arrested Williams on May 11. He is still in custody at the county's main
jail along with the three Mays brothers. All four face murder charges.
Brandy Mays is being held at Clark County Jail. The Sheriff's Department is working with
Las Vegas authorities to get her returned to Sacramento where she will be booked on
suspicion of murder, according to a sheriff's department spokesman.
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