Arrests made in Alex City homicide

Octavius Edwards (Source: Alex City Police Dept.)
Octavius Edwards (Source: Alex City Police Dept.)

ALEXANDER CITY, AL (WSFA) - The Alex City Police Department says it arrested two suspects Thursday in connection with a January 9, 2012 robbery and homicide.

The suspects are 30-year-old Alex City residents Octavius LeJuane Edwards and a 17-year-old juvenile unidentified by name. Authorities say they expect to make additional arrests, but would not release further details.

The two men are accused of a murder/robbery that happened in the 1500 block of Old Kellyton Road in the evening hours of Jan. 9. One person died in the incident, while a second was seriously injured.

Edwards is charged with Capital Murder and Robbery 1st and Burglary 1st degree. The juvenile is charged with Capital Murder.

Alex City police say they're looking to gather additional evidence in the case and ask anyone with information to call 256-329-1156 or 256-329-6767.

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