MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - UPDATE: 12:22 p.m. During a news conference atMobile Police Headquarters Monday morning, Police Chief TyroneWilliams said the four suspects in the Kyser Miree murder case wereriding around looking for someone to rob on April 16.
The chief did not say why the group targeted Miree's home onMacy Place around 11:30 that night.
The information from the chief is the most detailed account ofthe crime released publicly by police during the four-month longinvestigation.
Update: All four suspects wanted in connection tothe April 16, 2010 murder of Kyser Miree are in custody. All areexpected to be charged with capital murder.
A big break in the murder case of Kyser Miree. Four suspectshave been arrested.
The investigation has been going on for months, leaving somewondering if anything would ever come of it. But as the sun came upon Sunday, the time had come for questions to be answered.
The first arrest in connection with the death of Kyser Mireecame around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Twenty-year-old Jamal Lang was takeninto custody.
"The detectives began the investigation and what they were ableto determine was that Jamal Lang and 3 other suspects werecommitting a robbery when Kyser was shot," said Officer Chris Levywith the Mobile Police Department.
Not one, but four suspects. All facing capital murdercharges.
"Police are checking other locations for the suspects," saidLevy after Lang had been arrested.
An active search continued for Michael Lee, Ernest Wiggins, andBo Taylor. A few hours later the second arrest was made.
"Around 6 a.m. we arrested Michael Lee. He was arrested at hisresidence," Levy said.
Sunday night, the third suspect surrendered. Bo Taylor turnedhimself in to Mobile Police around 7:30 p.m.
Then early Monday morning, the last suspect, 19-year-old ErnestWiggins, turned himself in to police.
Mobile Police aren't releasing too many details about whathappened the night of April 16. They said the suspects did not knowMiree personally and it seems it was a random robbery attempt.
The family of Kyser Miree has been waiting on this kind of breakfor months.
"We got the call around 3:45 a.m. It was great news, we wereglad to have the call," said Ben Miree, Kyser's father.
Ben Miree said the call came as a surprise, but it didn't matterthe time of day. Finding out that there had been arrests inconnection with his son's death was worth it. He said there aremore than just feelings of relief.
"It just confirms that somebody took Kyser from us in a botchedrobbery attempt just because they wanted to get whatever modestamount of money he may have had," said Miree.
As senseless as Kyser's death may be, the Miree family remainsstrong. Ben Miree said they haven't decided whether or not theywill come to Mobile for any of the court dates.
"I hope they'll get justice from the law whatever that is. Ifthey want grace or forgiveness, they need to talk to the Lord aboutthat," Miree said.
Ben Miree said although this will not bring Kyser back, it is astep in the healing process for his family.
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