HALE COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Authorities have charged two people with capital murder in the death of a Hale County man.
District Attorney Michael Jackson says 60-year-old Michael Thomas was hit in the head at a scrap yard on County Road 28 Sunday afternoon. He later died at a hospital.
Two men were arrested and charged with capital murder and burglary. Authorities arrested the men around 3 p.m. Monday.
The men are identified as Darnell Coats, 34, and Lonze Byrd, 33.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.