BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of killing as many as four people across Alabama and robbing several others has been arrested.
News outlets report 32-year-old Derrick Hightower of Columbus, Georgia, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Birmingham, Alabama. Authorities say he’s suspected in the deaths of a woman in Auburn, a couple in Dadeville and a man in east Birmingham.
Police say the Auburn woman’s truck was found at a hotel. Officers responded and were fired upon by a man. Police haven’t said whether that man was Hightower.
Authorities say 21-year-old Kentrice Hill also was arrested and charged in the Auburn woman’s death.