Person Arrested and Charged with Murder in Walker County

Walker Co. (WDEF)  – Walker County authorities arrested and charged a person with murder at home in Lafayette Sunday morning.

Steve Brookhouser said he’s lived down the street from the family where the murder took place for ten years.
“It’s normally real quiet. I was shocked to hear even somebody got killed in Walker County much less my neighbors. They are my neighbors and the father of the house offered me a job when I first moved here.”I really feel bad for the family. They’re really good people.”

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged the suspect with murder.

Authorities said the incident happened around 7:30 PM.

Walker County officers and the GBI are investigating the murder.

Officials have not yet released the name of the victim or the suspect…until all of the victim’s family is notified.

” I was shocked. I didn’t know I still don’t know who did what to who, but it was a good family. I hate to see something happen down there like that”, said Brookhouser.
The suspect is being held at the Walker County jail.

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