Teenager charged with capital murder in death of Alpine store clerk

UPDATE 7/20: The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday the arrest of a beloved grocery clerk in Alpine. In a press release on Facebook, TCSO said Lakendrick Jones, 17, of Childersburg, is charged with capital murder in the death of William Taylor, 73. Jones is being held without bail. TCSO said more arrests are expected as the investigation continues. Advice can be sent to TCSO’s Investigations Division at 256-761-2141. Anonymous tips can be left here, on the Sheriff’s Office app, or through CrimeStoppers at 334-215-7867. A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found shot dead in a store in Talladega County. The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were called to the 4 Way grocery store on Plant Road in Alpine at around 2 p.m. yesterday. The TCSO says William Taylor, 73, was found with a gunshot wound and died at the scene. Taylor’s body was taken to Montgomery after an autopsy, TCSO says. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has announced a reward of $ 1,000 for information leading to the identity and / or arrest of the person (s) responsible for the Taylor’s death. If you have a tip, call 334-215-STOP or call the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office at 256-761-2141.

UPDATE 7/20: The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday announced an arrest in the June 29 murder of a beloved grocery clerk in Alpine.

In a press release on Facebook, TCSO said Lakendrick Jones, 17, of Childersburg, is charged with capital murder in the death of William Taylor, 73. Jones is being held without bail.

TCSO said more arrests are expected as the investigation continues.

Tips can be sent to TCSO’s Investigations Division at 256-761-2141. Anonymous tips can be left here, on the Sheriff’s Office app, or through CrimeStoppers at 334-215-7867.

A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found shot dead in a store in Talladega County.

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were called to the 4 Way grocery store on Plant Road in Alpine around 2 p.m. yesterday.

The TCSO says William Taylor, 73, was found with a gunshot wound and died at the scene.

Taylor’s body was transported to Montgomery after an autopsy, TCSO says.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers announced a $ 1,000 award for information leading to the identity and / or arrest of the person (s) responsible for Taylor’s death.

If you have a tip, call 334-215-STOP or call the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office at 256-761-2141.