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Second suspect arrested in Seale, Ala. homicide investigation

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Jeremiah Sokolgz, 24. Photo source: Russell County Sheriff's Office Jeremiah Sokolgz, 24. Photo source: Russell County Sheriff's Office
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A man who has been on the run from authorities for several days is now in custody for the murder of 23-year-old Eric Anderson in Seale, Ala.

Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor confirms the arrest of 24-year-old Jeramiah Sokolgz. Authorities spotted the suspect at the Greyhound Bus Station in Columbus, Ga. around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

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Taylor announced Thursday, April 24, that a capital murder warrant had been issued for Sokolgz.

A second suspect for the murder, Anthony Lavell Carter, Jr., was arrested Friday, April 25.

Anderson was found dead in his trailer on Avalon Cir. on Tuesday, April 22. A student at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, he was originally from Katy, Texas, and had only been in town for about a year, according to neighbors.

The method of murder appeared to be blunt force with round object, like a baseball bat or pipe, according to Taylor.

Taylor says Anderson knew Sokolgz though playing video games together. He says the suspected motive was robbery of electronics in Anderson's home.

All of the missing items from the home have been recovered.

Carter claims he did not know Anderson at all, and he says he never went inside the trailer. Carter claims he thought it was just going to be a burglary/robbery.

Sokolgz is being held at Muscogee County Jail, and Carter is being held at Russell County Jail.

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