Florence police say one arrested, searching for second man wanted in 2020 murder ivestigation

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FLORENCE, Ala. — Police were looking for two men facing murder charges for a February 2020 murder.

On Monday, Florence Police say Jahleal Jarmon turned himself in and is charged with murder and first-degree burglary. Jarmon was taken to the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $210,000 bond.

Florence police said they are still looking for Clifton Bernard Rowell, 29, for the murder of Reginald Jackie Watkins II on Feb. 26, 2020.

The two men have been indicted by a Lauderdale County grand jury on charges of murder and first-degree burglary, police said. Police said they should be considered armed and dangerous.

Watkins was shot and killed at a home on Carver Court. Another person was injured.

Anyone with information about Rowell’s location is asked to contact the Florence Police Department by calling or using their Text-A-Tip program or contact Shoals Area Crime Stoppers.

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