Arrests Made in Connection to Stabbing of Key
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The Marion County Sheriff’s office has arrested three men in connection with the early Sunday morning stabbing and death of Josh Key of Double Springs. Key was pronounced dead on arrival at the Lakeland Hospital ER from multiple stab wounds. Key and the three other men arrested had gone to an undisclosed residence off Cherry Hill Road where the four confronted the man who lived at that residence. A serious altercation ensued resulting in the occupant of the residence being injured and the stabbing and death of Key. All three men arrested were reportedly from the Haleyville area.
Arrested and charged were Austin Shirley, 22, Assault 1st Degree and Burglary 1st Degree; Jimmy Williams, 43, Felony Murder, Assault 1st, Burglary 1st; Trent Caldwell, 22, Felony Murder, Assault 1st, Burglary 1st, Bench Warrant. All three are presently being held in the Marion County Jail, their hearing is set for May 2.