Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Police charge two in Jackson Street slaying

Posted By on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 6:58 AM

click to enlarge ALEXANDRIA MARTIN
  • ALEXANDRIA MARTIN
Police announced last night that they had found and interviewed all three people in photographs circulated yesterday of "persons of interest" in the slaying of Fred Pohnka Jr., 68, in his home on South Jackson Street.

One person has been charged with capital murder, fraudulent use of a credit card and theft by receiving — Alexandria Martin, 27. She was not one of those pictured in police photos yesterday, but police said the investigation could produce further arrests.

UPDATE: The police are also seeking Michael Jamel Cooksey, 24, as a suspect in the slaying.

UPDATE II: Cooksey was arrested todat an address about 15 blocks south of the scene of the slaying.

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