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The best friend admitted to his part, is in jail for an unrelated charge, and has been cooperating with the prosecutors including the location of the body.
In a response to a comment on this post – Black Widows Murders – Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction – October 18, 2019, I got to thinking about a case from a while back that I had not checked on in years. I went looking and found this update from 2018 – Indictment: Missing Florida man killed by wife, best friend in insurance fraud scheme; was not eaten by alligators: https://abc7chicago.com/indictment-florida-man-missing-17-years-killed-by-wife-best-friend;-was-not-eaten-by-alligators/3454570/.
The Wikipedia article – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Jerry_Michael_Williams. Looks like the Wikipedia link needs updating.