Tuscaloosa Man Charged with Tuscaloosa Police Officer's Murder
This is the man who investigators say shot and killed a Tuscaloosa Police Officer while he was serving a warrant earlier this week. According to www.al.com, police served Luther Bernard Watkins, Jr. with a capital murder warrant while he was still being treated at a Tuscaloosa hospital, but he is now held without bond.
Investigators say Watkins was injured in the deadly shootout in Tuscaloosa on Monday. Veteran Police Officer Dornell Cousette was serving a warrant against Watkins in West Tuscaloosa when the shootout began. Cousette was shot and killed.