Dalton murder suspect arrested in Chattanooga

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – Dalton Police have made an arrest in a murder from a week ago.

 

62 year old Kenneth Townsend was shot to death at his apartment on Selvidge Street around 3 AM on March 31st.

 

They decided that 19 year old Gabriel Mekel Adams from Cohutta was the shooter.

 

They tracked him to Chattanooga.

 

US Marshalls, Chattanooga and Dalton Police arrested him at a home on North Orchard Knob Avenue on Thursday morning.

 

The teenager faces charges of murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault.

 

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