MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) — Today, November 12, a judge reduced bond for a woman accused in a double murder.
The bond was reduced on each murder charge from $150,000 to $75,000. The case is now bound over to the grand jury and is still an active investigation.
Margaruita Dinkins was arrested and charged with two counts or murder in killings that took place late last year, the Mobile Police Department said.
MPD said that, through the course of its investigation, Dinkins, 30, was identified as a suspect. In August of this year, Dinkins was located and arrested.
It was on December 22, 2019 when officers responded to the 2000 block of Steiner Street following a report of a shooting.
Upon arrival, officers located two victims inside the residence, and the victims were pronounced deceased on the scene, police said.
The victims have been identified as 68-year-old George Longshaw and 44-year-old Harold Wallace.