DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)— A 20-year-old Georgia man has been indicted on a capital murder charge in the case of a Dothan man who was shot in his sleep.
According to court records, a Houston County grand jury has indicted Solomon Cooper, of Climax, Georgia for the murder of Sincere Tyson.
Cooper is accused of killing 20-year-old Tyson, who was shot at least once while sleeping in his Abbey-Oaks apartment after a birthday party in October 2021.
On December 8, 2021, Dothan investigators listed Cooper as a person of interest and after a continued investigation, he was charged with one count of capital murder-burglary in the first degree.
In November 2021, Cooper was taken into custody in Muscogee County, Georgia on separate charges.
Also in early December 2021, Zycheria Markesha Russ was named the second suspect in the Tyson murder and was taken into custody by federal agents in Bainbridge, Georgia.
Russ, who was charged with capital murder, and Cooper were later extradited to Dothan to face charges.