A neighbor said she saw John Williams walking down Dittmar Oaks Drive before the sun came up Thursday.
He was heading toward the home of his ex-wife, Ernestine Crayton, the neighbor said, but he pivoted when he saw her smoking outside and stopped to explain what he was doing — picking up paperwork for a court hearing they had later that day. He told her he parked down the street because the police watched the house based on a protective order against him.
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