12-23-12 Update: A 55-year-old Macon County man has been arrested in connection with the 2010 murder of retired businessman and farmer Richard Carr, according to a news release Saturday evening from the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
SHORTER, AL – VictoryLand COO Lewis Benefield pledged his organization’s support in the effort to bring to justice those responsible for the September 2010 murder of Shorter businessman Richard Carr, 65. The greyhound racing track’s financial pledge brings the total amount of reward monies offered in the case to $50,000. The announcement was made as Carr’s family members and friends attended the event at Rudy’s Country Store in Shorter, a business Carr ran for nearly a decade.Carr was shot in the head outside his home in the Hardaway community Sept. 3, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »