Man charged with capital murder in Muscle Shoals homicide

Police have charged Benjamin Davenport with capital murder in the death of Amber Streitmatter.

Posted: Sep. 18, 2018 9:29 AM
Updated: Sep. 19, 2018 10:54 AM

Police tell us one person is in custody after a murder Monday night in Muscle Shoals. The Colbert County coroner confirmed it took place around 8PM at a home on A.C. Curry Street. Amber Streitmatter was found with a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Muscle Shoals Police along with the Colbert County Sheriff's Office took the suspect identified by witnesses, Benjamin Davenport, into custody without incident. Police executed a search warrant of Davenport's home and found evidence believed to have been used in Streitmatter's murder.

Davenport is charged with capital murder and is being held on no bond at the Muscle Shoals City Jail.

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