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Five people arrested in connection to the murder on Wealthy Street

Mobile Police have arrested five people in connection to the murder of 39-year-old Joseph Carter. On Saturday, April 25, 2020 around 6:45 a.m., police responded to the 2600 block of Wealthy Street and found Carter in the backyard of the location with blunt force trauma to the body and deceased.

Two days later, officers located and arrested the involved suspects. Transported to Metro Jail were 20-year-old Jeremiah Wright, 19-year-old Marlasha Hickbottom, 17-year-old Lacey Hickbottom, 35-year-old Martha Hickbottom and 30-year-old Lawrence Buford. All suspects are being charged with murder.

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