Convicted sex offender charged with murder after deadly stabbing in Boaz

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UPDATE: Boaz Police arrested Brandon Richard Davis, 50, of Kilpatrick following a deadly stabbing Wednesday night.

The Boaz Police Department responded to a stabbing call around 8:00 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man in a home with stab wounds.

The victim was identified as Coy Austin Tidwell, 33, of Boaz.

Police say Davis was transported to the Boaz Police Department and gave a full confession to Boaz Investigators.

Davis was charged with murder and booked into the Marshall County Jail on $150,000 bond.

The suspect, Brandon Richard Davis, is a convicted sex offender. He was convicted in 1997 for the sexual abuse of an eight (8) year old female.

BOAZ, Ala. – Investigators say one person is in custody following a deadly stabbing Wednesday night.

On April 8th, around 8:00 p.m., the Boaz Police Department responded a stabbing call. When they arrived, they found a man in a home with stab wounds.

The report says that officers performed CPR but the man later died.

Investigators and officers say they quickly gathered information and took a suspect into custody in Dekalb County.  

The name of the victim and suspect will be released at a later time today, according to the report.

Investigators say this is a homicide investigation.

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