Hartselle senior citizen arrested for murder
HARTSELLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Hartselle Police Department arrested a 74-year-old man last night for the murder of Frank Jones, a former city council member and well-known member of the community.
On Tuesday, investigators with the Hartselle Police Department arrested Herbert Thompson Jr. for the murder of Jones, 85.
At approximately 4:38 p.m. on April 26, officers responded to a call in reference to harassment near the 2300 block of Bonnie Dale Ln. in Hartselle. Upon arrival, officers discovered Jones dead from gunshot wounds.
Officers thought of Thompson as a suspect throughout the investigation before they then arrested him for murder.
The Hartselle Police Department confirms that the two men had a father-in-law/son-in-law relationship.
Thompson is being held at the Morgan County Jail with a $100,000 bond.
More information on this story will be added as it is made available.
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