DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Houston County Sheriff’s Office has given an update on the deadly Thursday morning shooting. Watch above for the full recap of the event.
Benjamin Nowell, 35, was charged with capital murder after police allege that he shot and killed Brittany Phillips, 29 of Webb on Thursday morning. The Houston County Coroner’s Office told WDHN that an initial report showed Phillips was killed by a gunshot wound to the head.
In addition to the capital murder charge, Nowell is also facing three counts of receiving stolen property and two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.