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Arrest in broad daylight murder in Cleburne County

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  The Cleburne County Sheriff Department is working a lead in a brazen murder that took place Monday afternoon.  Joseph Thorson, the owner of the Cheaha Country store, was shot dead in the hold up.

 Tuesday,The Cleburne County Sheriff's Department got a lead that led to the arrest of Christopher Ray Roberts, 26 years old, of Delta, Alabama and Dyna Marie Strickland, 30 years old, of Fruithurst, Alabama.  They are both being held and charged with capital murder in the Cleburne County Jail.      

Investigators say the two confessed to the crime.