Deposition Reveals More Information About Colemont Lane Murder


Erskin Hughes

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Court documents filed Wednesday reveal more information about the shooting death of Richard Kier that occurred March 21.

Erskin Hughes, 64, is charged with Kier’s murder. The deposition filed Wednesday reveals Hughes is accused shooting Kier with a handgun in the driveway of the residence on Colemont Lane then chasing him to the back yard, where Hughes shot him again.

Police have yet to release a motive for the shooting.

Hughes’ felony examination is set for April 16 at 9 a.m. WHNT News 19 will be here to bring you the latest from the courtroom.

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