FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2013
For More Information, contact:
Joy Patterson (334) 242-7491
Alabama Attorney General
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AG ANNOUNCES CAPITAL MURDER INDICTMENT
FOR KILLING OF OHATCHEE MAN IN 2009
(MONTGOMERY)–Attorney General Luther Strange announced the
arrest of an Ohatchee man for capital murder in the 2009 shooting death of
Donald Cameron, also of Ohatchee. Michael William Kiser, 32, was
arrested on Friday by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. At an
arraignment this Monday, May 20, in Calhoun County Circuit Court, Kiser
pleaded not guilty.
Attorney General Strange’s Office presented evidence to a Calhoun
County grand jury, resulting in Kiser’s indictment* on May 10. Specifically,
the indictment charges that Kiser intentionally caused the death of Donald
A. Cameron by shooting him with a firearm, and that Kiser was unlawfully
in Cameron’s home with the intent to commit a theft or felony crime.
No further information about the investigation or about Kiser’s alleged
crime other than that stated in the indictment may be released at this time.
If convicted, Kiser faces the death penalty or life imprisonment
The case was investigated by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation and
is being prosecuted by Assistant Attorneys General Andrew Arrington and
*An indictment is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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