FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE charges DENNIS HICKS with capital murder in the death of JOSHUA DUNCAN. DUNCAN was reported missing on September 6, 2011 and MCSO office arrested HICKS on September 9, 2011 on Theft charges. HICKS was released three days later and was re-arrested on November 30, 2011 for parole violation out Mississippi.
JOSHUA’S body was found on October 24, 2011 at the old Mobile Police Firing Range on Cody Road. HICKS previously served 25 years for two counts of murder out of Mississippi.
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs