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Man suspected of killing elderly Northport woman in custody

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Julius Ervin Cockrell Julius Ervin Cockrell

The man suspected of killing a 73-year-old woman is now in custody. Julius Ervin Cockrell, 33, was wanted by Northport Police after they had received a tip Cockrell had confessed to a murder. When officers went to the scene described by the tipster, the body of a 73-year-old female was found in her residence.

Cockrell is charged with murder and is currently in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $75,000 bond.