815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
         (256) 427-7157               (256) 746-4111           (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503


Huntsville Man Charged in City’s 18th Homicide

 December 6, 2005 (Huntsville, Alabama) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit have charged a 29-year-old Huntsville man with murder. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said Rubin Eugene Anderson was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail last night. He’s charged with the shooting death of 23-year-old Jamal Deshun Erskine who was found shot to death in an apartment bedroom at 201 Webster Drive Sunday afternoon. Johnson said earlier Monday, Investigators picked up 23-year-old Misty Yarbrough who was wanted for questioning, but she was released after being questioned. This is Huntsville’s 18th homicide