Within a few years, Elise gave birth to two children, Hakeem and Hakeema.
In the absence of a religious influence, Molley became deeply interested in and involved with the Nation of Islam in 1976.
Drawing on his previous experience as a dealer and hustler, he quickly installed himself in a leadership position, and began helming a drug ring that extended to California, Detroit and New York.
At the height of his tenure, Molley was earning in the range of $1 million each month.
The only eyewitness, a girl named Elise, approached Molley about the incident.