HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — An Alabama man has been indicted on capital murder charges in the slaying of a man shot while driving his car. reports 34-year-old George Jarrett of Meridianville was found dead Sept. 30 after crashing his car in Huntsville. Police determined he had been shot.

A grand jury has indicted 39-year-old Taurus Dewayne Oliver on charges that he killed Jarrett. Police said in a news release the shooting was prompted by an argument between the two men.

It was not immediately known if Oliver was represented by an attorney. Court records show Oliver previously was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a robbery charge in 2002.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.