MPD makes arrest in Montgomery's 7th Homicide - CBS46 News

MPD makes arrest in Montgomery's 7th Homicide

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Jerry Purnell (Source: Montgomery Co. Jail) Jerry Purnell (Source: Montgomery Co. Jail)
M.B. Manik, 43, died after being shot during a robbery at this store on Wednesday. M.B. Manik, 43, died after being shot during a robbery at this store on Wednesday.
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The Montgomery Police Department made an arrest, in the city's 7th homicide of 2014, on Saturday.

Police arrested 56-year-old Jerry Purnell in connection to the death of M.B. Manik who was shot and killed during a robbery, at the convenient store where he worked, on Mobile Road.

Purnell is charged with capital murder and is currently being held without bond at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

Purnell is also charged with first-degree robbery in connection with a different case that happened on May 10 at Oak and Mill Street.

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