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Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
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Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043



Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect



Huntsville, Alabama (January 21, 2014) On Saturday, January 18, 2014, Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit, arrested 27 y/o, b/m, Anthony Ray Battle, of Huntsville. He has been charged with 2 counts of Capital Murder. This is due to the fact that the murder occurred during a Burglary and he shot into an Occupied Dwelling.

Battle was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Timothy Smith that occurred on January 17, 2014 at the 4300 block of Knight Road.


We expect to make further arrests in this case. The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is currently being held in the Madison County Metro Jail without bond.