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Al Sharpton’s half brother charged with murder after woman is shot

Al Sharpton’s half brother has been charged with murder after the body of a 23-year-old woman was found in a wrecked car in Alabama. 

Kenneth Glasgow, 52, was taken into custody Sunday night along with Jaime Townes, 26, after Breunia Jennings was found shot to death.

The Dothan Police Department said in a press statement that officers responded to a suspicious vehicle at Stringer Street A.M.E. Church at 10.50pm.  

Al Sharpton’s (right) half brother, Kenneth Glasgow (left), 52, was arrested and charged with murder after the body of a 23-year-old woman was found in a wrecked car in Alabama

Kenneth Glasgow

Jaime Townes

Glasgow (left), 52, was taken into custody Sunday night along with Jaime Townes (right), 26, after Breunia Jennings was found shot to death

Jennings (pictured) was found in the wrecked vehicle with a single gunshot wound to the head and pronounced dead at the scene

Jennings (pictured) was found in the wrecked vehicle with a single gunshot wound to the head and pronounced dead at the scene

While officers were in the area they discovered a wrecked vehicle at the intersection of Lake Street and Allen Road.

Jennings was found in the wrecked vehicle with a single gunshot wound to the head and pronounced dead at the scene.  

Dothan police said several people, including Townes and Glasgow, at the scene were arrested and transported to the department for interviews. 

Police then charged Townes and Glasgow with capital murder. According to police, Jennings was shot during a dispute over a car. 

During a news conference on Monday, police said they believe that Townes was angry at Jennings because he believed she had stolen his car.

‘Instead of him notifying law enforcement, he took matters in his own hands and jumped in Mr. Glasgow’s vehicle to find Breunia Jennings,’ Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish told reporters. 

Glasgow appeared in court on Tuesday and questioned the murder charge against him

Kenneth Glasgow

Police said on Monday that Townes took matters into his own hands and ‘jumped in Mr. Glasgow’s (left and right) vehicle to find Breunia Jennings’

Glasgow (left) is the half brother of Rev Al Sharpton (right), the founder of the National Action Network

Glasgow (left) is the half brother of Rev Al Sharpton (right), the founder of the National Action Network

Authorities said numerous shots were fired at the vehicle Jennings was driving and police believe Townes fired those shots. 

Glasgow appeared in court on Tuesday and questioned the murder charge against him. 

‘I don’t know why I am facing capital murder charges,’ Glasgow stated, according to The Dothan Eagle. 

‘I’m not responsible for what someone else does. He just asked me for a ride to take him to look for his car.’ 

According to Alabama law, murder committed by or through the use of a deadly weapon while the victim is in a vehicle is considered a capital crime, the Eagle reported.

Glasgow was charged with murder because it’s believed he aided or abetted Townes by letting him use his car.

In this case, aiding or abetting is equally liable for the underlying crime, according to the state’s complicity statue.

According to Alabama law, murder committed by or through the use of a deadly weapon while the victim is in a vehicle is considered a capital crime

Glasgow was charged with murder because it's believed he aided or abetted Townes by letting him use his car

According to Alabama law, murder committed by or through the use of a deadly weapon while the victim is in a vehicle is considered a capital crime. Glasgow was charged with murder because it’s believed he aided or abetted Townes by letting him use his car

In this case, aiding or abetting is equally liable for the underlying crime, according to the state's complicity statue. Glasgow is set to appear in court again on April 6. He's pictured with  Hillary Clinton 

In this case, aiding or abetting is equally liable for the underlying crime, according to the state’s complicity statue. Glasgow is set to appear in court again on April 6. He’s pictured with  Hillary Clinton 

A ‘no bond’ has been issued for both men because of the nature of the charges. 

Jennings’ death came just a day after Glasgow’s community ministry, Ordinary People Society, participated in the nationwide March For Our Lives on Saturday. 

Millions turned out for March for Our Lives in numerous cities across the US to advocate for gun control and protest gun violence.

Glasgow is the half brother of Rev Al Sharpton, the founder of the National Action Network. 

Since he was released from prison after a drug conviction in the 1980s, Glasgow has been involved in numerous community movements.

Glasgow is set to appear again in court on April 6.



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