FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2016
For More Information, contact:
Mike Lewis (334) 353-2199
Alabama Attorney General
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AG STRANGE ANNOUNCES THAT COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS
UPHOLDS CRENSHAW COUNTY MURDER CONVICTION
(MONTGOMERY) – Attorney General Luther Strange announced that the
Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday upheld the murder conviction of Vincent
Lovelace Lowe. Lowe, 43, of Evergreen, was convicted in May of 2015 for the murder of
Albert Clyde Lee.
Evidence was presented at trial that on December 4, 2013, Lee and another man
had finished installing a transmission in a vehicle when Lowe suddenly pulled up in his
vehicle and started arguing with Lee. Lee told Lowe to leave, but Lowe continued to
argue. Lee then walked away, and as he did, Lowe pulled out a revolver and shot Lee
twice in the head, killing him.
The case was prosecuted at trial by Crenshaw County District Attorney Charlotte
Tesmer’s office. Lowe was sentenced to life imprisonment for his murder conviction.
He subsequently sought to have his conviction reversed on appeal.
The Attorney General’s Criminal Appeals Section handled the case during the
appeals process, arguing for the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals to affirm the
conviction. The Court did so in a decision issued on Friday, September 2.
Attorney General Strange commended Assistant Attorney General Madeline
Lewis of the Attorney General’s Criminal Appeals Section for her successful work in
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