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Victim identified in Geneva County Murder

Published: Jun. 29, 2020 at 9:04 PM CDT
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BELLWOOD, Ala. (WTVY) - Authorities have identified the woman killed in Geneva County Monday night and revealed her connection to the shooter.

The victim is 40-year-old Danah Hudson Johnson.

Johnson had ongoing issues with the shooter Andrea Wambles, including an assault charge prior to the shooting.

At 7:40 PM Monday night Geneva County deputies were dispatched to a report of a woman lying in the road at Craven St. in Bellwood.

Geneva County Sheriff's Office
Geneva County Sheriff's Office(WTVY)

Johnson had gunshot wounds to her upper torso; EMS performed CPR but were unable to revive Johnson. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Around 9 PM Wambles was taken into custody. Shortly after investigators found her vehicle and a pistol hidden in a wooden area.

Wambles has been charged with murder.

Investigators believe the shooting happened after threats were made earlier that day.

“Ms. Wambles did give a statement, that statement did lead us to believe that she did commit the murder. This goes back to a situation that happened over a year ago and there had been prior charges in which Ms. Wambles had been charged with assault on Ms. Johnson,” Geneva County Sheriff, Tony Helms said.

Wambles and Johnson had a history with each other, both were involved with the same person.

Andrea Wambles is currently being held in the Geneva County Jail.

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