ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Fredrick Wilder Jr., the second suspect in the murder of an Enterprise teen, has been denied bond, according to court records.

Coffee County District Judge Joshua Wilson denied bond for Wilder Jr. in a preliminary hearing on Thursday.

The court classified Wilder Jr. as indigent, and he has been appointed counsel.

Wilder Jr.’s next court appearance will be on Feb. 8. He will be joined in court by Deandrea Flowers, 28, who is charged with the November murder of Myquell Smith as well.


Posted Jan. 26 at 6:47 p.m.

ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — On Wednesday, Enterprise investigators arrested an additional suspect in the murder of an Enterprise teen in November 2021, according to a press release.

Fredrick Wilder Jr., 26, of Enterprise is now charged with capital murder.

Wilder along with Deandrea Flowers, 28, were allegedly involved in the shooting death of 15-year-old Myquell Smith on November 26, 2021.

CCSO: Deandrea Flowers

Smith’s mother tells WDHN that her son was just riding in a car when someone from another car fired shots into Smith’s car, striking her son and taking his life.

Wilder Jr. is currently in the Coffee County Jail with no bond set.

Flowers remains in the Coffee County Jail with no bond set.

The Enterprise Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is asking that anyone with information regarding this crime call the department at (334) 347-2222 or leave an anonymous tip here.

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