US Marshals: Suspect Charged with Murder of Ke’Aira Battle

James Burton Dunn/  Source:Montgomery County Jail

According to the US Marshals, James Burton Dunn was taken into custody Monday morning and charged with Capital Murder in the death of Ke’Aira Battle.

On Friday, June 19, authorities found Battle’s body outside of Elmore Community Hospital. An investigation determined she died from a gunshot wound.

The Wetumpka and Montgomery Police Departments started a joint investigation into the murder after evidence showed the crime to have happened between multiple jurisdictions.

Dunn is currently in the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

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