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A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.More >>
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A 20-year-old Auburn woman has been arrested on charges of aggravated child abuse. The Auburn Police Division arrested Melanie R. Mitchell on a felony warrant on Thursday, July 24. The arrest is the resMore >>
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Auburn police are investigating a shooting that injured a man Friday night. The shooting happened at Tiger Trailer Park on Wire Road in Auburn around 5 p.m. Police tell us the 28-year-old Opelika manMore >>
Auburn police are investigating a shooting that injured a man Friday night.More >>
HOPE HULL, AL (WSFA) -
The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is confirming details that have had a community holding its breath for the last three days. The 9-year-old twins from Montgomery and their 73-year-old Lowndes County caretaker, missing since Sunday, have been found murdered.
On Tuesday the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department requested the ABI's assistance after the bodies of one adult and two children were found on a dirt road off Alabama Hwy. 21 near Hayneville.
Those bodies were confirmed to be Taylor and Jordan DeJerinett and their caretaker, Jack Mac Girdner. The manner of death was not revealed, nor would police confirm or deny the recovery of Mr. Girdner's missing 1988 Mercedes sedan.
Authorities are looking for 22-year-old Deandra Marquis Lee for questioning and describe him as a "person of interest" in the case. Agents from Montgomery were seen at Lee's last know place of residence, a home on Thomas Avenue in West Montgomery, but the man has not been detained by authorities.
Lee has a criminal record and is out on bond from Dallas County for being in possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest and violation of a license to carry a pistol.
Lee is considered armed and dangerous. He is described as a black male approximately 5'6" tall weighing 175 pounds.
If located, contact your local law enforcement agency or ABI Special Agent Matt Bowman at (334) 242-1142. If you wish to remain anonymous, call the crime tip line at 1-800-392-8011.
A motive in the killings is unknown at this time. We continue to work to gather more information. Please check back.