Reece Williams Death by stabbing sent shockwaves through Greenwich as the chilling details emerged. The claimed self-defense turned murder trial of Robbie Munoz transformed the tragedy into a gripping courtroom spectacle.
Robbie Munoz, 22, of Belmont Road, Wallington, has been found guilty of the murder of Reece Williams, 29, from Greenwich.
Williams was fatally stabbed on Welland Street in Greenwich on July 31, 2021.
Munoz, who claimed self-defense, was arrested after being found close to the scene with a stab wound, which was determined to have been sustained during the attack on Williams.
During the trial at Woolwich Crown Court, witnesses testified that Williams had approached Munoz, and an argument ensued before Williams punched Munoz.
Munoz then pursued Williams, pulling out a 25cm knife from his rucksack and stabbing him multiple times.
Reece Williams Death By Stabbing
Reece Williams, a 29-year-old resident of Greenwich, met a tragic end when he was fatally stabbed on Welland Street on July 31, 2021.
The incident led to a trial where Robbie Munoz, a 22-year-old Belmont Road, Wallington man, was accused of murdering Williams.
The trial occurred at Woolwich Crown Court, and on April 18, 2023, Munoz was found guilty of the crime.
The events unfolded on July 30, 2021, when Williams was discovered with severe injuries on Welland Street.
Immediate medical assistance was provided, and Williams was rushed to the hospital.
However, despite the efforts of his friends and the emergency services, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away later that day.
During the investigation, officers found Munoz suffering from a stab wound near the crime scene.
Witness testimonies corroborated that Munoz had sustained his injury during the altercation with Reece Williams.
The trial ultimately determined that Munoz’s claim of acting in self-defense was unfounded, leading to his conviction for the murder of Reece Williams.
Robbie Munoz Murder Charges
Robbie Munoz, a 22-year-old resident of Belmont Road, Wallington, has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 22 years for the murder of Reece Williams.
The incident occurred when Williams, 29, engaged in a petty argument with Munoz.
Witnesses reported that Williams approached Munoz first, leading to an argument that escalated when Williams punched Munoz.
After Williams turned his back to walk away, Munoz retrieved a 25cm knife from his rucksack and chased Williams, stabbing him multiple times.
Despite the efforts of Williams’ friends to save him, their attempts were in vain.
Munoz was found close to the crime scene with a single stab wound, but witnesses confirmed that he had sustained the injury during his fierce attack on Williams.
Throughout the trial, Munoz claimed that he had acted in self-defense. However, the evidence presented in court disproved his assertion.
DCI Chris Wood, who led the investigation, emphasized the tragic consequences of carrying weapons and the urgency of identifying individuals who possess them with the intent to cause harm.
Robbie Munoz Trial
The murder trial of Robbie Munoz, a 22-year-old from Belmont Road, Wallington, has concluded with a conviction and sentencing.
Munoz stood accused of fatally stabbing Reece Williams, 29, during a dispute that escalated into violence.
Witnesses recounted that Williams initiated the confrontation, arguing with Munoz before physically assaulting him.
As Williams turned away to walk away from the altercation, Munoz retrieved a 25cm knife from his rucksack and pursued Williams.
Multiple stab wounds were inflicted upon Williams, leading to his death.
Despite the efforts of Williams’ friends to save him, their attempts proved futile.
Having sustained a single stab wound, Munoz was discovered near the crime scene.
Witnesses affirmed that his injury occurred during his fierce attack on Williams. Following his arrest, Munoz was charged with murder and subsequently faced trial.
The evidence presented disproved his claim. DCI Chris Wood, who oversaw the investigation, emphasized the tragic consequences of carrying weapons and expressed solidarity with Williams’ grieving family and friends.