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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery Police say a suspect is in custody charged with the March 2 murder of 70-year-old Jesse Stevens.

Police say 47-year-old Curtis Caldwell has been arrested and charged with one count of capital murder.

Caldwell was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on Friday, March 8.

Caldwell is being held without bond at the Montgomery County Detention Facility in connection with the March 2 murder of 70-year-old Jesse Stevens in the 100 block of Debra Drive.

Authorities were called to Debra Drive around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2 on the call of a subject deceased. There they located Stevens who was pronounced dead at the scene - the cause was believed to be due to head trauma.

An initial investigation indicates Stevens' death was the result of a robbery. Further investigation identified Caldwell, a neighbor, as a suspect.

Stevens' death was Montgomery's 12th homicide of 2013. Authorities so no additional information is available at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

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