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Opelika murder suspect arrested

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Ashford Nickolas Milford (photo credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office) Ashford Nickolas Milford (photo credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

The Opelika Police Department has arrested the suspect believed to be responsible for the shooting in Opelika over the weekend that left one man dead.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Opelika police arrested 33-year-old Ashford Nickolas Milford at a residence in the 200 block of Raintree Street in Opelika.

Milford is charged with the murder of Harvey Pete Sanford, who was shot and killed in Opelika on Sunday afternoon at about 3 p.m. He was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Lee County Detention Facility.

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