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Troy Police Charge 17-Year-Old with Capital Murder; Expects More Arrests After Murder of Jacoby Cogburn July 13



Victim: Jacoby Deshon Cogburn

300 Block of Elba Highway (AL Highway 87)

Troy, Alabama

Case: TPD20-0720A

Troy Police Department



Jamarco Dynell Harris, 17, of Troy has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Jacoby Deshon Cogburn. Harris has been charged with Capital Murder he is currently incarcerated in the Pike County Jail with no bond.

On Monday July 13th, at approximately 9:13 pm Troy Police responded to the 300 block of the Elba Highway (AL Hwy 87) to reports of several shots fired in the area. When officers arrived, they found Cogburn deceased at the rear of Tanglewood Apartments.

During the Investigation, witnesses identified the suspect vehicle as being a white passenger car. This vehicle has been located by Troy Police. The investigation into the death of Jacoby Cogburn is ongoing and is still a very active investigation.

Additional arrests are anticipated in this case.

Troy Police still ask for the public’s help. If you have any information regarding the death of Jacoby Deshon Cogburn, please immediately call the Troy Police Department at 334-566-0500 or CrimeStoppers using their 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download their P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.

You may also use CrimeStoppers toll free number at 1-833-AL1- STOP. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

The Troy Police Department is being assisted in this investigation by The Pike County District Attorney’s Office, The Pike County Coroner’s Office, The Pike County Sheriff’s Office and The Alabama Department of Forensic Science.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.