Compton found guilty of 2014 Morgan City murder

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Cody Lee Compton (Photo: Morgan County Sheriff's Office)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A Morgan County jury convicted a man of the 2014 shooting death of Jonathan Graham Bowling Thursday.

Cody Lee Compton was found guilty of murder in the case. Bowling was shot and killed in Morgan City in Jan. 2014. Compton was arrested later that week.

Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said Compton and Bowling were at a mobile home where people were cooking and using meth. Witnesses told investigators the two argued and Compton left to get a gun and returned.  Deputies found Bowling dead a short time later.