Montgomery 19-year-old charged with killing girlfriend

Montgomery 19-year-old charged with killing girlfriend
Beontre Cashard Sanders is charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Shontell Samuel. (Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A 19-year-old Montgomery man has been charged with shooting and killing his girlfriend Thursday.

Beontre Cashard Sanders is charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Shontell Samuel, according police. Police say the two were dating.

Samuel was shot around 2:20 p.m. Thursday at a house in the 1500 block of South Court Street. Montgomery police said she was pronounced dead on the scene.

Sanders was taken into custody on the scene. He is being held under a $150,000 bond.

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