Robert Frank Williams

Essex County Prosecutor's Office

Authorities: NJ man accused of sexually assaulting child had ‘mummified remains,’ altar in home

August 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm

NEWARK (1010 WINS) – A Newark man who is accused of sexually assault a 13-year-old also had "mummified remains" in his home, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Robert Frank Williams, 53, is accused of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, desecrating human remains and other felonies.

The initial complaint against Williams was that he sexually abused the child over several months starting last year.

But during a search of his home on Thursday, mummified human remains were found in a bin in his closet, according to authorities.

His bedroom also contained an “altar to an unknown deity,” authorities said.

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