From The Tribune staff reports
TUSCALOOSA — The Tuscaloosa Police Department announced the suspect in the shooting death of a 21-year-old was taken into custody in Mississippi, on Monday, July 20, 2020.
Eric Markett Hayward, 23, is charged with murder in the death of 21-year-old Leonna Tucker.
Tucker was found dead inside an apartment at The Grand at Rum Creek Apartments, off Highway 69 South, around 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, 2020.
The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is investigating.