Murder

Montgomery Woman Killed in During Sunday Night Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the August 9 shooting death of Leesa Adair, 27, of Montgomery. On Sunday, August 9, around 8:20 pm, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3200 block of Harrison Road in reference to a subject shot. At the scene, contact was made with Adair who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound….

Teen Out on Bond for 2017 Lee High School Shooting Charged with Woodley Square Murder

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a suspect with the Homicide of Jamar Harris, 18, of Montgomery, who was fatally shot on August 6. On Thursday, August 6, around 6:30 pm, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2200 Block of Woodley Square West in reference to a subject shot. At the scene, contact was made with Harris who sustained…

Montgomery Police Identify Victim in City’s 38th Murder of 2020

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the July 26 shooting death of Lee Ziegler, 50, of Montgomery. On Sunday, July 26, around 10 pm, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2200 Block of Fairview Avenue in reference to a subject shot. At the scene, contact was made with Ziegler who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound….

Millbrook Teen Charged in July 11th Murder

MILLBROOK, Al. – On Saturday morning, July 25, 19 year-old Thomas Killingsworth of Millbrook was taken into custody in Montgomery by the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force. This was in regard to a felony warrant obtained by the Millbrook Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit with regard to the murder of Kendrick T. Williams, a 25 year-old Millbrook resident….

Troy Police Make Arrest in Recent Murder

Troy police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man. Police have charged 17-year-old Jamarco Harris with capital murder for the death of Jacoby Cogburn. The shooting happened on July 13th in the 300 block of Elba Highway. Authorities found Cogburn’s body in the back of the Tanglewood Apartments. The case is still under investigation. Anyone…

$20,000 Reward Offered in Unsolved Demopolis Murder Case

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Marengo County DA’s Office and the Demopolis Police Department — are hoping a big reward — will help them solve — an unsolved murder. District Attorney Greg Griggers — and Chief Rex Flowers announced a new $20,000 dollar reward — for information leading to an arrest in the Shannon Steele murder case. Steele was…

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…

Selma Police Investigate City’s 7th Murder of 2020

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Another murder investigation is underway in Selma — after a shooting in the city early Tuesday morning. Chief Kenta Fulford says it’s the city’s second homicide in less than a week. He says the shooting happened at around 4 o’clock in the morning on the 400 block of King Street. Fulford says officers found the…

Family Offering $5,000 Reward for Information in 1998 Macon County Murder

It’s been 22-years since a Macon County murder case went cold. Sylvia Dowdell’s body was found with multiple gunshot wounds under a bridge on Macon County Road 22 in 1998. She was missing for about a week before her body was found. Dowdell was a mother of seven and one of the daughters returned to where the body was found…

Second Subject Arrested in the Troy Murder of Xezabeya Grandberry

Edward Paul Wallenmaier UPDATE: A second subject, Edward Paul Wallenmair, has been arrested  for the murder of Xezabeya Grandberry. The Troy Police Department is conducting a death investigation that happened in the 3700 block of U.S. 29 South on May 1st. Officers responded to a report of a man down just after 7:00 a.m. When officers arrived, they found Grandberry’s…