Victim identified in early morning murder in Henry County

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Published: Jul. 10, 2022 at 10:01 AM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The victim in a Sunday morning murder in Henry County has been identified as 50-year-old Barbara Williamson Shaw of Abbeville.

Shaw was found shot in the head around 12:30AM Sunday morning on County Road 57 near Abbeville.

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Both the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Abbeville Police Department responded to the scene. When they arrived, Shaw was dead.

Investigators with the Henry County Task Force have arrested 36-year-old Jamie Earl Whitehead of Abbeville. He has been charged with murder. Whitehead is being held on bonds totaling $200,000.

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