HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Chief of Police
|Dr. Harry Hobbs|
Communications Relations Officer
Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect
Huntsville, Alabama (May 14, 2013)
On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís
Major Crimes Unit and the U.S. Marshals Task Force, arrested 33 y/o Maurice
Antionne Cartwright, of Huntsville. He has been charged with Capital Murder of a
Person under 14 Years of Age.
Cartwright was initially questioned and arrested for Child Abuse-Aggravated-Family for a May 1, 2013 incident that involved the severe injuries of a child under 14 years of age. He was later released on bond. The child later died on May 2, 2013, as a result of the injuries he sustained. The continuing investigation and subsequent evidence led investigators to arrest and charge Cartwright with Capital Murder in the death of the child.
The suspect is currently being held in the Madison County Metro Jail without bond.