4 indicted in 3 unrelated 2017 Birmingham killings

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4 indicted in 3 unrelated 2017 Birmingham killings

Clockwise: Blake Goble, Phalander Hayes, Anthony Carter and Derrick Johnson.( Four people – including a 17-year-old – have been indicted in three unrelated 2017 killings.

A Jefferson County grand jury indicted Benjamin Blake Goble in the October stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend’s brother. Also now under indictment are Derrick Edwin Johnson and Phalander Hayes in the June 17 shooting death of a 30-year-old father killed just outside is Birmingham apartment. Anthony Lanard Carter is indicted in the death of a man at the Sun Inn motel.

All four were indicted for intentional murder. The indictments were issued Jan. 12, and made public Friday.

Goble, who has a history of domestic violence convictions, is charged in the death of 35-year-old Tyroski Jerome "T.J." McCall. The fatal stabbing happened about 11 p.m. in the 2300 block of Seventh Place N.W. at Devonshire Apartments. The victim’s father, Jerome McCall, previously said Goble was his daughter’s ex-boyfriend and the father of her children and that there was a restraining order against him. The victim, his sister and his sister’s three children live with their parents at Devonshire Apartments in east Birmingham.

They believe Goble, who shares three children with his ex-girlfriend, followed her home from work. Birmingham […]

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