HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Police have arrested 49-year-old Milton Tyson of Harvest in connection to the murder of 29-year-old Marcus White. The murder happened around midnight Tuesday night on Callahan Drive.
Officers responded to assist medical personnel for reports of someone lying on the ground. When they arrived they found the victim, Marcus White, dead from a gunshot wound.
Investigators identified Tyson as the suspect, and he was taken into custody this afternoon at a home on Blue Sage Drive in Harvest.
Tyson has been charged with murder and is being held in the Madison County Jail.
Milton Tyson was a special education teacher at Lee High School for almost 20 years. His employment was terminated last year. The school system said Tyson was terminated for failing to complete certain paperwork that affected his students. He was also facing sexual harassment allegations from a female student.