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Battle claims he didn't go before a judge within 48 hours of his initial arrest. Battle claims he didn't go before a judge within 48 hours of his initial arrest.
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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A capital murder suspect filed a motion for bail, claiming he wasn't brought before a judge within 48 hours after his arrest.

Anthony Ray Battle's motion hearing was held last week in a Madison County courtroom. Battle is charged with capital murder for the shooting death of Timothy Smith.

The shooting happened in January on Knight Road.

The judge set Battle's bond at $50,000. At last check, Battle was still in the Madison County Metro Jail.

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