Mobile Police ID Elberta double homicide suspect

Baldwin County

UPDATE (3:40 PM 10/12/20) — Mobile Police have identified the suspect of a double homicide in Baldwin County.

Antwon Smith, 36, was arrested after a police chase on Saturday on St. Stephens Road and Allison Street at about 3:19 p.m.

Below is a release from Mobile Police:

On Saturday, Oct. 10, at about 3:19 p.m., police attempted the make a traffic stop on St. Stephens Road and Allison Street in reference to a vehicle that matched the description of a vehicle that was broadcasted earlier in reference to a double homicide in Baldwin County. A pursuit ensued for several blocks and the subject struck two vehicles while fleeing. The subject’s vehicle came to rest on Springhill Avenue at Michael Donald Avenue when it struck a brick retaining wall. The subject was taken into custody. Antwon Smith, 36, was arrested.

UPDATE ( 6:09 PM) — In reference to the police activity on Stephens Rd. and Carstens St., Mobile Police say officers were in pursuit of a Baldwin County double homicide suspect Saturday.

The chase ended once the suspect struck a wall, beforehand hitting two other vehicles.

Baldwin County deputies arrived onto the scene shortly after. MPD say he is now in custody.

This is a developing story.

ELBERTA, Ala. (WKRG) — Just before sunrise, a gruesome discovery. “A newspaper delivery person was out and about this morning came across the two victims and notified police.”

The victims are identified as Joshua Carroll and Ryan Frazier both from Seattle, Washington. They were working in Baldwin County as part of the recovery effort from Hurricane Sally according to the Commander of the Baldiwn County Major Crimes Unit, Lt. Andre Reid. “They are working as a lineman crew or something to that effect. They both install cable and or fiber optic cable so they are actually down here doing some contract work.”

Both men had been shot. Their bodies left in the road on County Road 95 and Fitzpatrick Road. Invesitgators are looking into the possibility they were shot somewhere else and dumped at that location. “They can’t speak for themselves,” says Reid. “Anyone who has worked with them, seen them on job sites, knows where they normally hangout, where they live contact us and help us paint a better picture of who these guys were, what they were doing and probably who they were with.”

No motive has been determined or at least released at this time.

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