Citronelle

House Where 5 Slain with Ax, Gunshots Mysteriously Burns

Authorities say the south Alabama house where five people were slain with an ax and gunshots has mysteriously burned. Sheriff’s officials say they’d gotten a tip that the home in Citronelle, Alabama, would be burned – and then it went up in flames Sunday morning. Authorities say 27-year-old Derrick Dearman of Leakesville, Mississippi, is accused of killing five people in…

Sheriff: Man Used Ax, then Guns in South Alabama Massacre

An Alabama sheriff says the suspect in the slaughter of five adults was armed with an ax as he attacked them in their sleep, using the weapon to strike one of his first victims in a reclining chair and then moving through the house to assault the others. Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran says Derrick Dearman overpowered the victims in…