Suspect arrested in Sasser murder

Micheal Barbaree
Micheal Barbaree

COVINGTON COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A week after authorities discovered the body of a man inside a smoldering home, another man is under arrest for his murder.

Authorities took 28-year-old Michael Barbaree into custody and charged him with capital murder in the death of Travis Sasser.

Sasser was found dead in a chair in his home May 14, 2009. His wife survived but suffered from smoke inhalation.

Barbaree was also charged with robbery and investigators say more charges are expected.