Huntsville Man Charged with Capital Murder for Shooting Death in Speake

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office have arrested Jaime Roman Romero, 41, for Capital Murder in connection with a March 4th murder.

Jose Ruiz was found shot to death near the Bankhead Forest on County Road 84 in the Speake Community.

Sheriff Gene Mitchell says investigators arrested Romero after searching his home in Huntsville.

He said that although an arrest has been made, the investigation into the slaying is still ongoing.  He said that he ask that anyone who has information about this crime contact the Sheriff’s Office at 256-974-9291.

Romero is currently being held in the Lawrence County Jail with no bond set.

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