Four arrested in Garland double homicide

Published 11:18 am Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Suspects in connection with a double murder that occurred in Butler County in June have been arrested, according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office.

The defendants are charged with crimes related to the burglary, robbery, kidnapping and murders of Cortez Dees and Luman Williams, both of Evergreen. Both were shot to death on June 2, in the Garland Community.

Courtney Andrews, 31, of Birmingham was arrested on Sept. 21; Nathaniel Anthony Fortune, 29, of Birmingham was cuffed on Sept. 27; Jonathan Leonard Willis, 35, of Birmingham was captured on Oct. 9, and Kaia Fortune, 18, of Birmingham was detained last Friday, Oct. 12. Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden made the announcement at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 18, from his office in the Butler County Courthouse.

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Harden said that the AG’s office and McKenzie Police Department assisted in the investigation.

The Attorney General’s office will prosecute the case in Butler County. No details about the defendants’ alleged crimes are available at this time.

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