Man confesses to Garden District murder - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Man confesses to Garden District murder

Gordon B. Fowler (Source: Montgomery Police Dept) Gordon B. Fowler (Source: Montgomery Police Dept)
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Investigators took a suspect in Montgomery's 4th homicide of 2012 into custody late Sunday evening. Monday, he confessed to the crime.

Gordon B. Fowler, 52, of Pelzer Avenue was arrested around 11:30pm and charged with the death of Lori Skinner Thomas.

Skinner, 41, was found dead around 8:15am Sunday at her home on Cloverdale Road.

Police say the homicide happened after a verbal altercation turned physical. The victim was stabbed to death. The reason for the argument is unknown, but police say the two had a romantic relationship, though the two were not in a dating relationship.

Fowler is being held at the Montgomery County Detention Facility under a $75,000 bond.

Copyright 2012 WSFA 12 News. All rights reserved.


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