UPDATE: Chambers Co. seeks death penalty for suspect in Eldridge murder case

UPDATE: Charges upgraded for Eldridge murder suspect; death penalty will be sought

VALLEY, AL (WTVM) - Valley Police Chief says they have upgraded charges on Stacy Demar Gray to capital murder kidnapping and capital murder rape.

Gray,45, has been charged in the death of 25-year-old Renee Eldridge.

The Chambers County District Attorney's office tells News Leader 9 they will seek the death penalty in the capital murder case of Gray. Assistant District Attorney Damon Lewis will be releasing a statement with more information soon.

The upgraded charges mean that if Gray is convicted, he faces life in prison or lethal injection. Gray remains detained at the Chambers County Detention Center.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.

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