UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Bessemer homicide

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Bessemer homicide
Stephaughn J. Joseph (Source: Jefferson Co. Jail)

BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC) - Bessemer police have charged a man with capital murder following a homicide Tuesday.

The victim has been identified as 77-year-old David Clifton Harper.

(Source: Mike Tucker/WBRC)

Investigators found him Tuesday at 11 a.m. in a home in the 1500 block of Dartmouth Avenue.

Stephaughn Jerrod Joseph is charged with capital murder, first-degree theft and third-degree burglary. He is in the Jefferson County Jail and is being held without bond.

Anyone has additional information about this case is asked contact the Bessemer Police Department at (205) 425-2411 or the Tip Line at (205) 428-3541.

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