BREAKING: Enterprise man arrested in Econo Lodge homicide

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UPDATE:

Enterprise police arrested a suspect in the death of Lawrence Davis, Jr. Friday afternoon.

At 3:30 p.m., detectives arrested Jamal Casseem Harper, 21, of Enterprise on a capital murder charge as well as two charges for first-degree theft of property.

Harper was taken to the Coffee County Jail to be booked after his arrest.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Enterprise police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a motel room Friday morning.

At 9:05 a.m., Enterprise officers responded to a welfare check at the Econo Lodge on Glover Avenue, discovering that a man was shot in the head.

Police identified the victim as 47-year-old Lawrence Davis Jr. Detectives say the suspect may be driving Davis’ 2003 Ford Mustang.

The vehicle is said to have a “black bra on the front” and a Virginia license plate with the tag number VVV5483.

“The Enterprise Police Department is requesting that citizens who observe this vehicle, contact law enforcement immediately,” an EPD release states. “This is an active investigation and no further information will be released.”

You can reach the EPD Criminal Investigations Division (CID) by calling 334-347-2222 or sending a tip on the department’s website.

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