LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - One local man is charged with murder after a fatal stabbing outside a Lee County bar on Saturday morning.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says they received a 911 call at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning reporting an altercation happening at the Circle W Bar on Lee Road 379 in Valley.
Upon arrival, Deputies found 27-year-old Sidney Austin Harmon with no signs of life and CPR being performed on him by bystanders. EMS arrived but efforts to revive Harmon were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 2:00 a.m.
Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says Harmon appeared to have suffered a severe stab wound to the chest.
50-year-old Warren Wood, of Valley, has been arrested and charged with one count of murder in the early morning homicide case. Authorities say it is not clear what led to the altercation but that Wood is believed to be the killer.
Wood was arrested on Saturday night and has since been released from the Lee County Detention Facility after posting a $100,000 bond.
Authorities also report that another individual suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident and was taken to EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley for treatment. At this time, there is no word on their condition.
The incident remains under investigation by the Lee County Coroner’s Office and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. They are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651 or the Lee County Crime Stoppers Tip line at 1-888-522-7847.
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