Co-defendant of Dothan pastor indicted on capital murder charge

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Dothan (WTVY)-- A Houston County grand jury has indicted one of two Dothan men charged with capital murder in the shooting of a woman last year.

Jamie Emmanuel Townes' and community activist Reverend Kenneth Glasgow are accused of chasing the victim, Brunia Jennings, around the city trying to recover Townes' car. Police say she had stolen the vehicle.

Glasgow drove Townes and, when they found Jennings, a confrontation occurred and Townes, according to police, shot her. They accuse Glasgow of lying to officers and charged him under Alabama's complicity laws.

Glasgow, who has not been indicted, is the half-brother former White House advisor and civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton.

Glasgow founded The Ordinary People's Society, also known as TOPS, and lead the fight in Alabama to give convicted felons the right to vote. He is free on $75,000 bond.

Meanwhile, Townes has been jailed since the shooting last March. He also faces charges he smuggled contraband into the Houston County Jail.

The indictment against Townes means the grand jury believes there is sufficient evidence to take him to trial.