Suspect arrested in Conecuh murders
Other charges filed on a second suspect
July 6, 2023
A suspect in a double homicide in the Johnsonville community in Conecuh County was arrested last Thursday by the Monroeville Police Department during a traffic stop. One of the murder victims was 10-year-old Joe "JoJo" Rankins.
According to Monroeville Police Lt. Brian House, officers stopped a vehicle occupied by a driver and three passengers on Bigger Street shortly after midnight last Thursday morning. One of the passengers allegedly gave officers a false name, but officers determined that the man was Kenai "K.D." Daughtry, 18, of Monroeville. Officers arrested Daughtry when they determi...