State Police, Lynn Police Searching for Murder Suspect
The Massachusetts State Police and the Lynn Police are seeking WILLIAM A. CASH, 44 (D.O.B. 7/6/72), for a double shooting that occurred Sunday, April 16, in Lynn, resulting in the death of one victim and the serious wounding of a second.
CASH, whose photograph and wanted poster accompanies this release, is black, with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5’10” tall and weighs 330 pounds or more. He has also used the alias WILLIAM S. BANKS, and at various times has used alternative dates of birth of 7/6/71, 7/7/71, and 7/6/81.
The firearm used in the shootings has not been recovered, and CASH should be considered armed and dangerous.
CASH has a lengthy criminal record in Massachusetts that includes convictions for armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and drug trafficking. He has ties in Lynn, Boston and the surrounding area, as well as in Florida. He may be operating a silver/gray 2005 Chrysler with Massachusetts registration 3FS 819, but he may be in a different vehicle by this point.
A warrant has issued out of Lynn District Court charging CASH with murder. The murder investigation is being conducted by the State Police Detective Unit for Essex County and the Lynn Police, with the assistance of the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section.
Anyone who sees CASH or has information on his whereabouts is urged to immediately the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section at 1-800-KAPTURE (1-800-527-8873).