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Huntsville man charged in shovel beating death

Ernesto Lopez Ernesto Lopez
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville police made an arrest in a January murder case. Ernesto Lopez has been charged with murder.

Police say Lopez killed Roderick Oliver with a shovel on January 23rd on Jeri Street. Oliver had previously been attacked with a sword in 2006.

The police department's major crimes unit arrested Lopez in Morgan County. He's jailed on $15,000 bond.

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