Murder

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…

Blountsville Man Charged with Murder in Dixons Mills Shooting

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Blountsville man is arrested for murder in Marengo County after a shooting in Dixons Mills. Fifty-six year old James Startley is charged with murder in the shooting death of 33 year old Rayford Parker. Chief Deputy Kenneth Collier says the shooting remains under investigation — and the details surrounding the shooting are limited. “We…

Suspect in Custody for Troy Murder

TROY, AL, ALABAMA NEWS NETWORK: Leon Jarmarcus Wilmore, 27, of Troy has been arrested by the Troy Police Department. Wilmore is charged with murder in connection to the death of Xezabeya Quintez Demond Grandberry. Troy Police responded to a report of a man down in the 3700 block of U.S. 29 South just after 7:00 Friday morning May 1, 2020….

Montgomery Man Charged with Murder in Shooting Where Three People Were Shot

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a suspect in the Sunday evening shooting death of Marjavious Walker, 25, and the wounding of a second adult male. Both victims are from Montgomery. MPD charged Reginald Blue, Jr., 28, of Montgomery with one count each of murder, second-degree assault and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle. Blue was taken into custody…

Two Arrested in Dadeville Double Murder Charged

On April 17, Dadeville police responded to 911 call at 218 North Barrett Street in reference to two deceased persons. Willie Tidwell, 61, and his wife Barbara Tidwell, 65, suffered apparent gunshot wounds. After finding the bodies, an investigation began into the deaths of the Tidwell’s. On April 21, Dadeville Police obtained warrants for Derrick Lee Hightower, 32, of Columbus,…

$25,000 Reward Being Offered for Arrest, Conviction in 2011 Crenshaw Co. Murder

1/4DeLange Harris_002 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Tombstone D. Harris Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Victim D Harris Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4DeLange Harris Show Caption Hide Caption The family of a Crenshaw County man is searching for answers 9 years after his death. DeLange Harris was murdered in May of 2011. Harris’ body was found May 3, 2011 on Athens Church…

Man Charged with Kidnapping, Murder of 19-Year-Old Aniah Blanchard Charged with Biting Correction Officer

The man charged with the kidnapping and murder of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, Ibraheem Yazeed. Yazeed is charged with kicking a Lee County correctional officer and biting another. The officer bitten was injured. According to a police affidavit, on March 23, Lee County Sheriff’s Department Corrections Officers Carl Key, Christopher Carroll and Steven Barner were attempting to get  Yazeed into his…

Two Montgomery Women Charged with Murder, Attempted Murder in Friday Shooting

1/2Charletta Anderson Charletta Anderson Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Shaniqua Lawry, Shaniqua Lawry Show Caption Hide Caption The Montgomery Police Department has charged two suspects in the Friday evening shooting death of Ja’Shundra White, 21, and the wounding of an adult male, both of Montgomery. MPD charged Charletta Anderson, 26, and Shaniqua Lawry, 29, both of Montgomery with one count each…