Second arrest made in Montgomery murder case - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

2nd arrest made in Montgomery murder case

Ellis Diggs (Source: Montgomery Police Dept.) Ellis Diggs (Source: Montgomery Police Dept.)
WANTED: Eric Johnson (Source: Montgomery Police Dept.) WANTED: Eric Johnson (Source: Montgomery Police Dept.)
Justin McCall (Source: Montgomery Police Dept.) Justin McCall (Source: Montgomery Police Dept.)
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The Montgomery Police Department is confirming a second arrest in the city's first homicide of 2012.

Ellis Diggs, 27, of Letohatchee is charged in connection with the death of Garry Blackwell, 46.

Officers located Blackwell at about 4:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at a residence in the 100 block of North Haardt Drive. The victim had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Diggs turned himself to police Monday. He was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he was being held on a $60,000 bond. 

Another suspect, Justin McCall, 27, was already charged with murder in connection to Blackwell's death.

A third suspect, Eric Johnson, 28, of Letohatchee is being sought for his apparent connection to the homicide. Police ask anyone with knowledge of Johnson's whereabouts to contact MPD at 334-241-2651, Secret Witness at 334-262-4000, or CrimeStoppers at 334-215-STOP (7867). 

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