Fort Payne police arrest TN man on murder charges - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Fort Payne police arrest TN man on murder charges

Sean Scott Hale (Source: Cleveland Police Department) Sean Scott Hale (Source: Cleveland Police Department)
FORT PAYNE, AL (WAFF) -

A Cleveland, Tennessee man is in jail facing murder charges after police say he and his brother killed a man and dumped his body in a national forest.

Sean Scott Hale is accused of murdering Thomas Creek Jr. and dumping his body in Cherokee National Forrest.

Hale and his brother were picked up by Fort Payne police after Hale confessed to shooting Creek, stealing his vehicle and then burning it in a remote part of Fort Payne.

The brother was released after police determined he was not involved.

Hale will be extradited back to Tennessee to face charges there. 

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