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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

English charged with murder

Atmore man was out on bond for robbery and assault arrested for killing Watkins


October 3, 2019

A 23-year old Atmore man has been arrested and charged with murder for the Sept. 24 shooting death of Roderick Lynn Watkins outside a Jimbos Road residence in Atmore.

Anthony Jerome English, 1106 North Main St., was arrested Monday in Monroeville.

Escambia County District Judge Eric Coale set bond at $1 million Wednesday afternoon on the murder charge. Prior to the bond hearing, the district attorney's office filed motions that were approved by Circuit Judge Jeff White to revoke the bond English was out on at the time of the shooting.

Court records show English was out on bond on charges o...

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