PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The man police believe to be responsible for a double homicide at a Family Dollar on Floyd Rd. in Columbus is in custody.
25-year-old Quartez Thomas was arrested Tuesday morning in Phenix City on two murder warrants, according to Columbus police.
Thomas is being charged in the deaths of 30-year-old Jasmine Trice and 28-year-old Kiera Williams.
Trice was pronounced dead on the scene Monday afternoon. Williams was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
Thomas is currently awaiting extradition to Columbus to face his charges.
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