NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801
 

Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043

 

 

Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect

                                                  

 

Huntsville, Alabama (January 15, 2014) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit have arrested Ervin Akeem Tolbert, B/M, DOB 1/9/95, of Huntsville. He is charged with Capital Murder in connection with the death of Melborn Elswade Wharton, W/M, DOB 12/23/37, of Huntsville.  Our officers were notified by a citizenís call of this incident on January 15, 2014 at approximately 6:45 a.m., located at the 3100 Block of Nassau Dr.