2 Men Charged with Capital Murder in Lipscomb Homicide

Publish Date: March 28, 2022
Written by: David Agee
Categories: News

                                       Justin Lemar Harris                                  Cadarrion Jerrod Zinnerman

On Saturday March 19, 2022 Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a body being located near 3rd Place South in Lipscomb.  The death was determined to be a homicide.  The victim was later identified as 56 year old Christopher Duane Watkins.  Sheriff’s investigators were able to retrace the victims last movements and develop evidence to identify his killers.  Evidence recovered shows that Watkins was robbed before he was killed.

Sheriff’s investigators have charged 26-year-old Justin Lemar Harris and 29-year-old Cadarrion Jerrod Zinnerman with Capital Murder.  Both men are being held in the Jefferson County jail in Bessemer without bond.

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