Capital murder suspect set for hearing next month

Capital murder suspect set for hearing next month

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) -

One of three suspects charged in the deadly shooting of 72-year-old Diane Ballard is set to go before a judge next month.

Adrian Lopez has a preliminary hearing scheduled for September 26th.

Kahlib Holden, 18, Adrian Lopez, 18, and Quintin Courtney, 20, all of Madison County, are each charged with capital murder and first-degree robbery.

Investigators say Ballard was killed during a fight last month that happened over drugs.

Ballard was found dead of a gunshot wound in a home on Elkwood Section Road in Madison County.

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