Family Dollar double homicide suspect arrested in Phenix City

Family Dollar double homicide suspect arrested in Phenix City
Two woman shot, killed at Family Dollar in Columbus (Source: WTVM)

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The man police believe to be responsible for a double homicide at a Family Dollar on Floyd Rd. in Columbus is in custody.

25-year-old Quartez Thomas was arrested Tuesday morning in Phenix City on two murder warrants, according to Columbus police.

Trice was pronounced dead on the scene Monday afternoon. Williams was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

28-year-old Kiera Williams, one of two women killed in double homicide at Family Dollar
28-year-old Kiera Williams, one of two women killed in double homicide at Family Dollar (Source: Friend of Williams)

Thomas is currently awaiting extradition to Columbus to face his charges.

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