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Arrest made in case of murdered Opelika business owner

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of an Opelika business owner. Walter Cade Spratlin, 46, was found shot to death inside his business, Cades Custom Exhaust & Muffler, in mid-April.

Police say they have now arrested Malcum Allen, 22, and charged him with murder in the case.  He was already in jail on unrelated charges and is being held in the Lee County Detention Center.

Last month, friends and family members gathered to remember Spratlin at a candle light vigil.

FOX 54 is following this story.We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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