Charred car found in Tarrant, owner found dead in Sylacauga | Crime
Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a Talladega attorney Thursday and how his car ended up nearly 60 miles away in Jefferson County, burned.
At around 7:15 Wednesday night, Tarrant Police found 54-year-old Blake Lazenby’s car on fire near the CSX Railroad. Officers traced the car to the attorney from Sylacauga, according to Shaddix Murphy, the Talladega County Coroner.
Sylacauga Police found Lazenby’s body at his home with several gunshot wounds to the arm, head and neck areas. Police believe he was writing in his day planner while standing over the kitchen counter when he was shot through a window. Shaddix reported Lazeby's time of death as 6:30 p.m., Wednesday night.
MyFoxAL.com will update this story as more information becomes available.
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