Suspect in Helena double homicide arrested in Florida

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HELENA, Ala. (WIAT) -- A suspect police believe was involved in the deaths of two people in Helena last week has been arrested.On Monday, the Helena Police Department announced that John Peyton Scott III was in custody. He is charged with capital murder in the deaths of Sharon Tarwater Whited, 40, and her father, 75-year-old Chester E Tarwater Jr., who were found dead at a home on Piney Woods Drive in Helena Jan. 19.
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Suspect in Helena double homicide arrested in Florida

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John Peyton Scott III, a man wanted for capital murder in connection to a double homicide in Helena on Wednesday, January 19 was arrested Monday in Florida. The Helena Police Department said Scott was taken into custody in St. Augustine around 2:00 p. m. and is in the custody of St. Augustine detectives. See Also:Two people found dead in Helena, search underway for person of interest. See Also:Man wanted in connection to double homicide in Helen…

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