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