HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Chief of Police
|Dr. Harry Hobbs|
Communications Relations Officer
Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect
Huntsville, Alabama (January 14, 2014)
On Monday, January 13, 2014, Investigators with the Huntsville Police
Departmentís Major Crimes Unit and the U.S. Marshals Task Force, arrested 24
y/o Lopez Marittia Rice, of Huntsville. He has been charged
with Murder, 2 counts of Shooting into Unoccupied
Vehicle and One count of Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling.
Rice was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Mercedes Morris on January 1, 2014 at the 2700 block of Bridge St.
The suspect is currently being held in the Madison County Metro Jail without bond.