Atmore man jailed for murder

Walker held without bond in shooting death of McCants; Aniah's Law hearing set Friday

An Atmore man remains in the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton without bond after being charged with murder in the shooting death of another Atmore resident Saturday morning.

Charles DeWayne Walker, 25, 1214 North Main St., Lot 13, was arrested about two hours after the reported shooting death of Okeema Renard McCants.

During a bond hearing Tuesday before District Judge Eric Coale, the judge ordered Walker to be held without bond, but ordered an Aniah's Law hearing for 11 a.m. Friday to determine if Walker is entitled to a bond.

According to reports from the Atmore Police Department,...

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