Ala. Man Charged in Triple Murder
Related Videos
Popular
Most Recent
Most Viewed

Description


Authorities are filing murder charges against a man, Deandra Lee, being sought in the killings of 9-year-old twins and their 73-year-old baby sitter, a prosecutor said Thursday. (June 7)

Transcript


[Location - Date:][Source:][VO:][VOICE-OVER](Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson in Selma, Ala.)"If you possibly killed your friends, then you'll do anything." DEANDRA MARQUIS LEE IS A WANTED MAN--CHARGED WITH MURDERING A PAIR OF 9-YEAR-OLD TWINS AND THEIR 73-YEAR-OLD BABYSITTER IN LOWNDES COUNTY, ALABAMA...INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TWINS MOTHER WENT TO JACK MAC GIRDNER'S HOME TO PICK THE CHILDREN UP--BUT NO ONE WAS HOME...INVESTIGATORS LATER FOUND THE TWINS AND MAC GIRDNER SHOT DEAD ON A DIRT ROAD NEAR THE HOME.THE 22-YEAR-OLD 5-FOOT-6-INCH LEE HAS BEEN ARRESTED NUMEROUS TIMES ON A SLEW OF VIOLENT CHARGES--INCLUDING MURDER--FOR WHICH HE WAS ACQUITTED."Friends, gang members that he hung with, were in a car. Somewhere they had gotten into a dispute about a gun. They were just riding around. He allegedly opened fire on them and killed them."ASK PROSECUTORS WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT LEE?"Very dangerous, If you notice there's a pattern here about guns."IT IS UNCLEAR IF LEE KNEW ANY OF THE THREE VICTIMS OR THEIR FAMILIES...LEE IS CURRENTLY OUT ON BOND FOR CHARGES STEMMING FROM AN ARREST IN FEBRUARY. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS[SIGOUT/REPORTER, LOCATION, ASSOCIATED PRESS]VIDEO APPROVAL: BMcCall----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: AP Clients Only----------------------------------