NEWS RELEASE

Felony Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, and Attempted Murder

March 7, 2012

Thomas White III, 21-years-old from Enterprise died Wednesday morning at Troy Regional Medical Center.

 

Troy Police responded to burglary in progress on Martha George Hall Drive Monday morning at approximately 2:00 AM according to information released by Chief Jimmy Ennis.

 

White used force to gain entry into the residence by kicking in the front door.  He was armed with a firearm when he made entry. 

 

When officers arrived on scene they made contact with one of the homeowners who advised police that her husband was holding the suspect down in the living room.  Police handcuffed the suspect and called for medical assistance and ambulances were dispatched to the scene.  The victims and White were transported to Troy Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

 

Two accomplices have been arrested in connection with this case.  They are identified as Parrish Bean a black male and Deanna McLeod a black female, both 20-years-of–age from Troy.  Their charges have been upgraded to include felony murder along with one count each of burglary 1st degree, two counts each of robbery 1st degree and two counts each of attempted murder.  Bonds have been set for the two at $100,000.00 in each case for a total of $600,000.00 each for Bean and McLeod.

 

This case remains under investigation by TPD.

 


For Further Information Contact:
Sgt. Benny Scarbrough
Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police
Troy Police Department
334-566-0500 Fax 334-566-2469

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Sgt. Scarbrough