Local and Federal Authorities Seeking Suspect in Murder Case

The search for a suspect in a Dothan murder case is expanding.

A warrant has been issued charging 23-year-old Cornelius Benton with capital murder.

Dothan police say federal authorities are now assisting in the search for Benton.

He is accused of gunning down Christopher Woods earlier this month on Blackshear Street.

Another suspect in the case was arrested the day after the killing.

Crimestoppers will pay $1,000 for information that puts Benton behind bars.

The number to call in Dothan is 793-7000.


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