Capital Murder Charged in Prichard, Alabama Killings

By: AP
By: AP

PRICHARD, Alabama Charges have been upgraded to capital murder for a 48-year-old man accused of killing two pool players outside a bar.

Jerry Dwayne Bohannon was originally charged with murder in the
Dec. 11 killings of Andy Harvey and Jerry DuBoise outside the
Paradise Lounge in Eight Mile. Bohannon was released Dec. 13 on
$250,000 bail.

The Press-Register reports that warrants upgrading the charges to capital murder were signed on Wednesday.

Prichard police say the shooting was captured on a surveillance camera.

Defense lawyer Bob Clark sayst Bohannon maintains his innocence
and that evidence is still being gathered.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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