Hazel Green Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Lex Drive Murder

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Michael Shawn Pierce Fletcher

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Michael Shawn Pierce Fletcher pleaded guilty to murder in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Charles Swinford Friday.

Fletcher, 25, of Hazel Green, shot and killed Swinford inside his mobile home on Lex Drive in Huntsville on May 15, 2013.

Fletcher will spend 25 years in jail, with credit for time served.


  • Concerned

    This is so crazy… 25 years??? Really?? People get more time than this with charges of Theft… OMG!!

  • Amanda

    Yep crazy…people can kill people and get out of jail but petty charges like theft and drugs they spend half their life in there. Crazy system. That’s why so many are killing. Its not fair that you can take somebody’s life and still have freedom

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