Sixth suspect arrested, charged with Dadeville birthday party murders

Published 10:26 pm Thursday, April 20, 2023

A sixth suspect was arrested Thursday and charged with capital murder in connection with the murders of four people who were shot Saturday night in Dadeville, Alabama.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), made a sixth arrest in connection to the Tallapoosa County death investigation in Dadeville.

A 15-year-old juvenile of Tuskegee was arrested and formally charged with four counts of Reckless Murder.

A total of six arrests have now been made after a complex and thorough investigation was conducted with assistance from a multitude of law enforcement agencies, following the shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 15, near the 200 Block of Broadnax Street in Dadeville, located in Tallapoosa County.

The shooting resulted in four fatalities and 32 individuals injured.

Tyreese “Ty Reik” McCullough, 17, of Tuskegee and Travis McCullough, 16, also of Tuskegee were both arrested at approximately 8 p.m., on Tuesday, April 18.

Wilson LaMar Hill Jr., 20, of Auburn, was arrested at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, and Johnny Letron Brown, 20, of Tuskegee, was arrested at approximately 8 a.m., and Willie George Brown Jr., 19, of Auburn, was arrested and formally charged with four counts of Reckless Murder on Thursday, April 20.

All individuals arrested in connection to this death investigation have been charged with four counts of Reckless Murder and they have been booked into the Tallapoosa County Jail with no bond with the exception of the 15-year-old juvenile.