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Man Arrested in Connection to Shooting Death of Woman at Budgetel Inns & Suites

Fredrick Knight Jr.
Fredrick Knight Jr.

Mobile police have arrested and charged 27-year-old Fredrick Knight Jr. with murder in the shooting of 21-year-old Jessica Newcomb. 

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at approximately 9:47 a.m. police responded to Budgetel Inns & Suites located at 156 W I-65 Service Road in reference to one shot. Officers found Newcomb in a hotel room on the floor with a fatal gunshot wound.


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