Suspect in Smiley Court murder surrenders

Antonio Jones (Courtesy Montgomery Police Department)
Antonio Jones (Courtesy Montgomery Police Department)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Police detectives say the suspect wanted in Montgomery's 19th murder of 2008 is now in custody.

19-year-old Antonio Jones of 854 Terrace Avenue turned himself in to authorities at 1:00pm Wednesday, 24 hours after police say he murdered his ex-girlfriend's current boyfriend.

Police say Jones walked through the back door of an apartment in the 3800 block of Smiley Circle Tuesday afternoon and shot Kedred Smith several times in the thigh and chest.

Smith, 19, was rushed to a local hospital where officials pronounced him dead a short time later.

WSFA 12 News will have more information as it becomes available.