Funeral Held For Penn Hills Teenager

PENN HILLS (KDKA) – The funeral for a Penn Hills teenager who was murdered earlier this week was held Saturday morning.

Teesa Williams, 17, was shot in her home on Azalea Drive on Tuesday.

The funeral service was held at the Laketon United Methodist Church on Frankstown Road at 1 p.m.

Police have arrested 16-year-old Akeem Page-Jones in connection with Williams’ death.

According to police, Page-Jones allegedly shot Williams and then set the house on fire.

He is being charged as an adult with criminal homicide, arson, reckless endangerment and possession of a firearm by a minor.

Investigators said they looked at cell phone records and found that Jones and Williams had had contact just hours before firefighters discovered her body.

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Allegheny County Police
Penn Hills

  • Daniel

    My condolences go out to the family of this young girl. Hopefully the person who committed this crime will spend many years in prison.

  • Connie

    I do not know you or your family, but I am so sorry for your loss, I know words will not ease your pain. You will be in my prayers for a long time. I was so sad to hear of your loss, your daughter sounded like a wonderful young lady so you must have been a wonderful parent. Again so very sorry you have to go through the pain of llosing your sweet little giirl. Stay strong and know Teesa is with Our Lord. God Bless you and your family.


    To Teesa Williams family&friends.A hug or sorry just won’t do anything.There are so many peoples hearts that are bleeding with much sorrow,hurt&ever lasting pain that won’t go away! I am praying for everyone&Teesa mother&even the young man that had taken this young ladies life,i don’t think he actually know what he has done to himself/family&the williams family. God i come with a merciful mind body&soul lord,please comfort the family of this young lady,forever&always amen. To Teesa mother i feel all your heartache&i am SO SORRY that you&family have to live this tragedy situation,i feel that the lord will comfort you all! You are a very strong family&Teesa is still with you all in her mighty wa

  • Rachetta Rivera

    i use to work at the school teesa went to as a security guard she was a good girl never caused any problems i send my condolences to the family and friends forever she will be missed

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