Second person jailed in murder

Frye, Walker charged with McCant's death

A second Atmore man has been charged with murder for the Jan. 13, 2024, shooting death of Okeema McCants, 39, also of Atmore.

Cleo Frye III, 30, 310 East Sunset Drive, was arrested Feb. 15 and is currently being held in the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton without bond. Frye joins Charles DeWayne Walker, 25, 1214 North Main St., for the murder of McCants.

District Judge Eric Coale has scheduled an Aniah's Law hearing Friday to determine whether or not Frye is entitled to a bond.

Atmore police originally responded to the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Bragg Street about 10...

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