Police arrest man for November homicide

New evidence allowed police officers to arrest a man in connection with the torture and killing of a 47-year-old Montgomery man, according to a pol...

January 6, 2023
11:40 PM

New evidence allowed police officers to arrest a man in connection with the torture and killing of a 47-year-old Montgomery man, according to a police report. Police have charged Jonathan Hoover, 27, with capital murder and felony kidnapping in the death of Nakel Johnson, who died Nov. 15. According to the affidavit, Hoover kidnapped and tortured Johnson between Nov. 13 and Nov. 15, holding him hostage in a hotel room. Hoover "forcibly took control over the victim and beat him with multiple objects causing his death.

Alex Gladden