At Last, at Least a Suspect

Authorities in Atlanta put some heat on

Wayne B. Williams, 23, was standing in an Atlanta phone booth one afternoon last week when FBI agents approached him and, he says, "insisted" he go downtown for questioning. As word of Williams' interrogation began to spread, many Atlantans expressed hope that the long search for a killer of many of the city's 28 young black victims might be over. Yet twelve hours later Williams, a former TV cameraman and part-time talent-booking agent, was released. Publicly, law enforcement officials said they did not have enough evidence to hold him. Privately, they insisted he was still...

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