Alabama Man Confesses to Murder

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in
the murder last January of an 85-year-old woman.

Investigators said Antonio Reed confessed earlier this week to
the murder of Grace Garner, whose body was discovered at 7:30 a.m.
on Jan. 3 in the bedroom of her longtime family home. Police said
she had been beaten to death with a broomstick.

Blood found at Garner's home matched blood found in the
burglarized home of another woman in the same area several years
ago. Court records show Reed was convicted of that burglary in

Police received the "hit" on the blood evidence several weeks
ago. U.S. marshals took Reed into custody Wednesday, and police say
he confessed.

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