Hale Co. man charged with murder

Updated: Jan. 1, 2018 at 2:03 PM CST
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HALE COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A suspect in Hale County's last homicide of 2017 is now charged with murder.

Hale County Sheriff Ken Ellis says prosecutors charged 38-year-old Benjamin Curtis with murder Saturday.

Deputies and Greensboro police responded to a shooting on County Rd. 16 in the Lock 5 area.

They found 52-year-old Kenneth Mickens dead from multiple gunshot wounds.

Ellis said the shooting is the result of a family dispute.

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