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Chambers Co. man charged with capital murder of uncle; woman charged

Amber Hancock (L) and Casey Smith (R). (Source: Lee County Sheriff's office) Amber Hancock (L) and Casey Smith (R). (Source: Lee County Sheriff's office)

CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - SBI agents confirmed on March 4 that Amber Hancock and Casey Smith were arrested and charged with capitol murder in the course of a robbery and burglary that resulted in the death of John Keith Smith.

According to Alabama Law Enforcement, 52-year-old John Smith, was found dead in his residence around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. 

On Thursday, John Smith's car was taken during a burglary and Auburn police found the vehicle left behind by Smith and Hancock. They were then taken into custody by Auburn police and later charged with murder. 

Smith and Hancock are now behind bars at the Chambers County Detention Center. 

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