BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A Jefferson County man is behind bars
charged with a host of crimes that included strangling a kitten in
front of two children.
Jefferson County sheriff's officials said 28-year-old Randy
O'Neal Davidson was armed with a machete when he forced his way
into the house and tried to sexually assault a 27-year-old woman.
The crimes occurred on Monday.
Davidson was charged with attempted rape, robbery and burglary
following his arrest Monday night.
Davidson is also a suspect in the death of a Shelby County
62-year-old Diana Rice was found dead Tuesday in St. Clair
She was last seen alive on Friday.