Murder Arrest

Montgomery Police Make Murder Arrest

Montgomery police say they’ve made an arrest in the shooting death of a man last night. Police say they’ve charged 22-year-old Markel Thomas of Montgomery with murder in the killing of 40-year-old Derrick Blount. Police say they found Blount dead in the 4800 block of Mobile Highway shortly after 9:30PM. Police say the shooting actually happened in the 3400 block…

Update: Arrest Made in Woman’s Shooting Death in Montgomery

Montgomery police say they’ve made an arrest in the death of a woman who was shot on South Court Street. Police say they’ve charged 19-year-old Beontre Sanders with murder in the death of 19-year-old Shontell Samuel. Sanders is being held on a $150,000 bond. Police say Samuel was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Court Street…

Update: Montgomery Police Make Homicide Arrest

Montgomery police say they’ve made an arrest in last night’s homicide on Creative Street. Police say they’ve charged 22-year-old Damien Phifer of Wetumpka with murder. He is being held on a $150,000 bond. Police say at about 7:30 p.m. last night, officers were flagged down near the intersection of Chisholm Street and Lower Wetumpka Road. That’s where they found 28-year-old…

Man Charged with Murder in Death of Missing Woman

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies say a man has been charged in the killing of a woman who had been reported missing. Sheriff’s officials say Kenny Darity is charged with felony murder in the death of Christina Bloss. Bloss was reported missing last February. Her skeletal remains were found in Lowndes County last Thursday by hunters. Court documents indicate that Bloss was…

Talladega Man Charged in Montgomery Homicide

The Montgomery Police Department says it has arrested a Talladega man in a man’s shooting death in Montgomery. Police say 30-year-old Cornelius Fain has been charged with murder in the killing of 32-year-old Vantrell Flynn. Flynn was shot on Friday during a domestic dispute, according to police. Police say Fain was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task…

Second Teen Charged in Murder of Iraq Veteran in Hoover

A second person has been charged in the killing of an Iraq war veteran. Authorities announced Thursday that 17-year-old Ahmad Jaquan Johnson has been charged in the slaying of 33-year-old Mike Gilotti, who was shot Jan. 5 in front of his home. A Jefferson County grand jury last week indicted Johnson and 16-year-old Charleston Wells, each on one count of…