Dothan murder suspect identified, turns self in

21-year-old Kevone Devontay Smith is being charged with Capital Murder and two counts of Intimidating a Witness.
21-year-old Kevone Devontay Smith is being charged with Capital Murder and two counts of Intimidating a Witness.
Published: Dec. 7, 2022 at 10:57 AM CST
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UPDATE

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Kevone Devontay Smith has turned himself in, according to police. He is now officially charged with one count of Capital Murder and two counts of Intimidating a Witness.

No bond has been set at this time.

ORIGINAL

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Dothan Police have identified a suspect in relation to an early November murder.

According to a Wednesday press release, 21-year-old Kevone Devontay Smith is being sought by the department. Smith, who has outstanding warrants for one count of Capital Murder and two counts of Intimidating a Witness, is being linked to the November 9 incident in the 800 block of Miles Lane that resulted in the death of 35-year-old Samuel Jeffrey Gray.

Smith has a previous criminal record, as noted by News 4 and Dothan Police, including a 2019 incident of leading police on a chase and manhunt after stealing a car and an arrest in August 2022 for Robbery first degree.

Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Smith are asked to contact Dothan Police at (334) 615-3000. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at (334) 793-7000 to leave an anonymous tip.

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