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Two arrested for Huntsville Murder

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Thomas Wade Martin Thomas Wade Martin
Jamie Harris King Jamie Harris King

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WZDX) - Huntsville Police have arrested two men in connection with a Thursday night fight that left a man dead.

Jamie Harris King, 34, turned himself in to police around 6:15 a.m. Thomas Wade Martin, 40, was taken into custody later Friday morning. Both are now charged with murder

According to Huntsville Police Department spokesman Harry Hobbs, Martin and the victim, Joseph Michael Atkinson, got into an argument in the 2000 block of Shepherd Drive around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The argument turned into a fight, and Hobbs said King joined in the fight. One of the men was armed with a stick, but it's unclear who.

The fight ended with Martin and King leaving the area and Atkinson unconscious in the street, Hobbs said. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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