capital murder

Valley Grande Shooting Suspect Charged with Capital Murder

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The investigation continues into a shooting in Valley Grande that left one man dead — and another man charged with capital murder. The shooting happened at around 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at Moseley’s Trailer Park. Investigators say 26 year old Demetrius Shaw — shot 21 year old Arthur Sturdivant, Jr. — over a hundred dollars….

Police Arrest Man in Double Killing at Convenience Store

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting two people outside a convenience store over the weekend has been charged with capital murder. Birmingham police say 27-year-old Antonio Shaw of Birmingham was charged in the killings of 25-year-old Joseph Demetrice Robinson and 27-year-old Riki Dunri Christopher Bynum. Shaw also was charged with two counts of attempted murder because…

Alabama Man Sentenced to Die in Fatal Gas Station Holdup

COLUMBIANA, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama man convicted of capital murder in the slaying of a gas station clerk who was killed during a robbery has been sentenced to death. A judge sentenced 48-year-old Michael Anthony Powell 2016 gunshot killing of 54-year-old Tracy Algar. She was shot to death while working at a store in Alabaster south of Birmingham. News…

Charges Raised to Capital Murder in Alabama Toddler’s Death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Recently released court documents show that an Alabama grand jury has upgraded charges to capital murder against a father accused of involvement in his 2-year-old son’s blunt force trauma death. Demetric Hampton Sr. was initially charged with murder nearly one year ago. AL.com cited unsealed court documents Monday, reporting that a Jefferson County grand jury increased…

Three Bodies Found in Car in Lake Eufaula, Suspect Charged with Multiple Counts of Capital Murder

Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) have arrested Demetrius McGhee, 26. McGhee faces Capital Murder charges after three bodies found in Lake Eufaula. On Monday, April 26, law enforcement discovered the three bodies submerged in a car inside Lake Eufaula. Police arrested arrested McGhee the same day following his release from an…

MPD: Second Suspect Sought in Troy Highway Murder Investigation

Montgomery police are searching for a second suspect in the fatal shooting of Jamarcus Jordan. Police say they gathered enough evidence to identify 18-year-old Matthew “Lil Sam” Clayton as the second suspect in the shooting. Police arrested 18-year-old Rantavious Managan, of Montgomery for the Murder on Monday, April 5. MPD has secured felony warrants for Capital Murder against Clayton. They…

Life without Parole: Man Pleads Guilty in 2018 “Good Samaritan” Fatal Stabbing

An Alabama man accused in the stabbing death of a motorist who stopped to assist him pleaded guilty to capital murder. According to reports, 33-year-old Ronald Jason Mann entered the plea during a hearing in Elmore County on Thursday. He will be sentenced to life without parole in the killing of 47-year-old Davon Waldrep in 2018. After forcing a couple…

Judge Drops One of Two Capital Murder Charges Against Three Accused of Killing Montgomery Teenager, 4th Suspect Identified

Lesley Pantaleon/Source: CrimeStoppers A Montgomery judge has dropped one of the charges against three teenagers accused of kidnapping and killing a another teenage girl last year. Circuit Court Judge Monet Gaines dismissed the charge of Capital Murder during Robbery against Tyeshia Whisenant, Erin Taylor, and Ta’Niya Merriweather. Judge Gaines said in an order that there wasn’t enough sufficient evidence to…