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UPDATE: Accused West Tennessee killer captured

From staff and wire reports • Updated Sep 6, 2019 at 9:46 AM

Update: Media in West Tennessee reported Friday that Carter was captured in Ripley, Tennessee.

ALAMO, Tenn.  — Authorities in Tennessee say they’re searching for man who killed a woman and fled in her car.

News outlets report the state Bureau of Investigation has issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for 52-year-old Leslie Earl Carter on a charge of murder. He’s accused of killing a woman in an Alamo home.

The bureau says Carter should be considered armed and dangerous. It also says Carter is driving the victim’s 2014 metallic gray 4-door Chevy Cruze, with a license plate tag of 487PWZ.

The bureau and the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office didn’t immediately release a motive for the killing. The investigation is ongoing.

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