West Tennessee murder suspect arrested

Leslie Earl Carter was arrested in relation to a West Tennessee murder after a TBI search / Source: (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

ALAMO, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was searching for a man linked to the death of a woman that occurred in West Tennessee.

Leslie Earl Carter was taken into custody in Ripley Friday morning.

Carter is suspected in the death of a woman that occurred in Alamo earlier on September 5.

Carter was booked into the Crockett County Jail on counts of First Degree Murder and Theft of Property.

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