Suspect arrested after Russell Co. man found dead on Lloyd St.

Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 12:44 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2023 at 3:10 PM EST
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RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Russell County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Hurtsboro.

On January 31, at approximately 11:15 p.m., deputies were conducting area checks. They located a dead male in the parking lot of Candlewood Apartments.

According to the coroner’s office, 36-year-old Sammie Lee Pritchett was pronounced dead on the scene in the 500 block of Lloyd Street at 2:05 a.m.

Officials say Pritchett had multiple gunshot wounds.

It was later determined that Pritchett was involved in an altercation with 26-year-old Deshondra Shawnese Green in the parking lot of the apartments.

Green was ultimately arrested for Murder on February 1 by Russell County Sheriff’s Office Investigators.

Pritchett’s body will be taken to Alabama Dept. of Forensic Science in Montgomery for an autopsy.