Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor said Wednesday morning results from autopsies of the couple found dead Sunday in their burned home in Seale, Alabama died of gunshot wounds and the case is now a homicide investigation.
Attorneys for Rebecca McInnis Haynie and Donald Keith Phillips, charged with murder in the fatal March 4, 2004, shooting of Columbus auto shop owner Kirby Smith, were indicted illegally after Muscogee County altered a jury list it got from the state.
Columbus police and firefighters braved flames and bullets Monday to resolve a standoff that ended with their capturing a woman unharmed after she held them at bay for five hours at a house in the 1300 block of 20th Street in Columbus.
Columbus need your help to ID suspects in the deadly Sunday shooting at Sands Apartments . The five suspects are described as black males, ages from 16-21 years old, ranging in height from 5 ft. 5 in. to 6 ft., 1 in. tall and weighing 140-200 lbs.
A Columbus man is dead after a Sunday shooting at the Sands Apartments. Boulevard. Derrick Scott, 34, was pronounced dead at 11:26 p.m. at Piedmont Columbus Regional midtown campus, said Muscogee County Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley.
Columbus Police Detective Sherman Hayes testified witnesses said they saw suspect Brenton Rhasheem Davis pursue Tommy Jones III, firing shots at Jones, and after Jones collapsed near Tate Drive, the suspect stood over Jones and fired more shots.
Defense attorney Stacey Jackson answers questions Friday morning about surveillance video and charges his client Brenton Rhasheem Davis faces. Davis is charged with murder in the Nov. 21 fatal shooting of Tommy Jones III near a Walgreens in Columbus.
Police say sexually incriminating Facebook messages led to a group-care home worker’s arrest for allegedly having sex with a boy in the home. Her attorney questioned whether she was the one who sent the messages and asked the judge to set a low bond.