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Atmore man arrested for murder

By Staff
The Atmore Police Department is investigating the events leading up to a murder Sunday evening.
According to a release issued by the department Monday morning, officers responded to a domestic disturbance at 50 Ashley Street at around 8:29 p.m. and discovered Teoria M. McNeal, 36, lying in the floor with a stab wound to the chest. She later died at Atmore Community Hospital.
Officers later learned during their investigation that a verbal altercation ensued between McNeal and her boyfriend, Milton Simpson Jr., 42. Simpson Jr. was not present at the scene when officers arrived. While on the scene, officers were told Simpson Jr. was at the police department. Simpon Jr. was later arrested and charged with Murder.
Simpson Jr. was later transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.
– Staff Reports