Decatur murder suspect surrenders to police

Joshua Jones
Joshua Jones(Decatur Police Department)
Updated: Aug. 12, 2020 at 5:56 PM CDT
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DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: Joshua Jones has been arrested for the murder of Landon Borden on Wednesday.

Jones, age 33, turned himself into the Decatur Police Department after an outstanding warrant for the murder of Landon Borden. The suspect and victim were acquaintances.

There is no further information at this time.

ORIGINAL: Decatur Police are looking for a murder suspect.

Joshua Borden
Joshua Borden(Decatur Police)

On Tuesday morning, investigators publicly identified 33 year old Joshua Allen Jones as the man wanted for killing Landon Borden.

Borden was shot Saturday night on Chestnut Street. He was rushed to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Police say Jones and Borden were acquaintances, but didn’t elaborate on what led to the shooting.

If the public has any information about the case, they are encouraged to contact Detective Sean Mukaddam at 256-341-4617 or email him at

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