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Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect


Huntsville, Alabama (February 15, 2013) Today, Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit arrested 32 y/o Ernesto Yslas Lopez and charged him with Murder. This was in reference to the murder of Roderick Oliver, which occurred on 01/23/13, on Jeri Street in Huntsville. Lopez was picked up at his home, in Morgan County, with the assistance of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. He was then transported and booked into the Madison County Jail with a $15,000 bond.