Arrest in Albertville for deadly home invasion

By Stephen Gallien - email

ALBERTVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Two police departments in Marshall County teamed up to arrest a man suspected of a home invasion robbery in Walker County.

Police arrested Clayton Antwain Shanklin Friday night on a capital murder charge.

Shanklin was taken into custody  Friday night at the Royal Inn after a group effort between detectives from the Boaz and Albertville Police Departments.

Shanklin is accused of killing a man in his home in Cordova early in the morning of Oct. 12.

The victim's wife was injured in the home invasion which took place while their two young children were in bed asleep.

Police in Walker County had already arrested a man and woman in connection with the deadly home invasion.

Shanklin has already been transferred to the Walker County jail to face charges.

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