COPY-Police: Murder suspect is son of convicted drug kingpin

MONTGOMERY, Ala. Police say a man arrested in the Capital City's latest murder was found hiding at a residence in Sardis in Dallas County.

According to Montgomery Police Captain Huey Thornton, an anonymous tip led to yesterday's arrest of 31-year-old Leon Carmichael Junior.Thornton said he was wanted in Wednesday night's slaying of 27-year-old Judge Jackson. The victim was gunned down while he sat in a car on a west Montgomery street.The younger Carmichael is charged with capital murder and is being held in the Montgomery County Detention Facility with no bond.Court records show Leon Carmichael Junior has a history of violence. In 1991, he was convicted of killing a 28-year-old Montgomery man, but was paroled after serving only 14 years of a 20 year sentence.The younger Carmichael's father, Leon Carmichael Senior, sits in a federal prison awaiting sentencing for drug trafficking and money laundering convictions.___Information from the Montgomery Advertiser

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