Teen Found Murdered in Opelika

Police in Opelika are seeking clues in the fatal shooting of a local teen.

Officers found the body of 18-year-old Martez Latrell White of Opelika around 6:30 this morning.
White had been shot once in the torso and was found lying by the side of a road.

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris pronounced white dead just before 7 this morning.

Opelika police said in a release that they did not immediately have any suspects in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Opelika Police Department at 334-705-5200.

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  • by Ashley Location: Dale County on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:27 AM
    I don't know why someone would do that to a teenager, or any other kid. I thnk its wrong andthe person who did it should be put in jail for life.
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