Adam Williams

A man arrested in connection with the murder of two individuals last month is facing nine charges from several unrelated cases in the State of Utah.

Adam Curtis Williams, 33, was booked into the Kleberg County Jail last week on charges of felony theft and assault on a peace officer, with a bond set at $1 million.

Williams was arrested on a warrant for felony theft in connection with the deaths of James and Michelle Butler, whose bodies were discovered on a Kleberg County beach Oct. 27.

Online jail records show Williams also is wanted in Utah for unrelated charges. Those include five charges for a variety of sexual crimes, two counts of aggravated assault, interference with an arresting officer, assault by prisoner, unlawful purchase by interdicted person and intoxication.

The KCSO also identified the woman seen in a photograph of Williams allegedly driving the Butlers’ vehicle, Amanda Noverr. She was arrested last Thursday and was booked at the Kleberg County jail before being transferred to the San Patricio County Jail. 

She also has a bond set at $1 million.

Officials did not say if the two were suspects in the murder of the Butlers.

The Butlers had last been seen at the Padre Balli Park around noon on Oct. 14.

The couple’s RV and truck were then parked near Beach Marker 263 on Padre Island, according to a Facebook post by Michelle Butler on Oct. 15, officials said. 

Friends of the couple reportedly told investigators the two were traveling to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and were scheduled to arrive there Nov. 20.

The couple was reported missing by family members on Oct. 16, and the bodies were discovered on Oct. 27.

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