UPDATE: Person of interest in Alamo murder taken into custody

UPDATE: Crockett County Sheriff Troy Klyce confirms that Leslie Earl Carter was taken into custody early Friday morning. Klyce said Carter was apprehended around 3 a.m. at a Walmart in Ripley.

Earlier story:

ALAMO, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has secured a warrant for first-degree murder for a person of interest in connection with a Thursday afternoon homicide in Alamo.

According to the TBI, Leslie Earl Carter, 52, is a person of interest in the death of a female, who was found in a home on the 300 block North Bells Street in Alamo on Thursday.

The TBI says Carter is believed to be driving the victim’s car, a 2014 metallic gray, 4-door Chevrolet Cruze with TN tag # 487PWZ.

This story will be updated as more information is available.

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