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      Woman charged in 2011 Sylvania murder, Victim's body found burned in home

      Melody L. W illiams

      On Thursday, Sylvania Township Police announced the arrest of a woman in the 2011 murder of a Toledo-native.

      I nvestigators have charged Melody L. Williams with Aggravated Murder and Aggravated Robbery following the death of L.C. Lyons, Jr.

      The 58-year-old's body was found inside a burned out Sylvania home, 5128 Inland Drive, on July 4th, 2011.

      Initially, police thought Lyons died in the fire, but the coroner ruled his death a homicide after discovering a gunshot wound to his head.

      Police s ay Williams torched the home in order to cover up the murder.

      S he's now behind bars at the Lucas County Jail.