AL Man Wanted in Triple Slaying Taken Into Custody

By: Associate Press
By: Associate Press

SELMA, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say a man charged in the deaths of 9-year-old twins and their 73-year-old baby sitter has been taken into custody.

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says that 22-year-old Deandra Marquis Lee was caught in Selma Saturday morning. Jackson says the arrest came after authorities got a tip called in to a tip line set up by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation.

Lee is wanted in the slayings of twins Jordan Dejerinett and his sister Taylor, plus 73-year-old Jack Mac Girdner. Authorities say Girdner was a retired anesthesiologist who sometimes babysat the children.

The bodies of all three were found Tuesday in rural Lowndes County. Police say they were shot.

The search for Lee was concentrated in Dallas County, where he was acquitted in a double murder last year.

AP-WF-06-09-12 1702GMT

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  • by Amanda Location: Dothan on Jun 10, 2012 at 10:03 AM
    wow he gets set free after killin someone last year and this year he kills three more, what the court system gonna do let him free again and next time he will kill 6 or 7?? what's it gonna take to put this man away for good?? I mean really he should be considered a threat to society...
  • by Michaela Location: Enterprise on Jun 9, 2012 at 10:55 AM
    acquitted of murder last year??? really ??? so i guess our justice system will let him go free this time again for a triple murder as well so he can go ahead and murder someone else next year ....
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