Lester Street Murders: Victim's Brother Arrested

Lester Street Murders: Victim's Brother Arrested

Memphis police announced an arrest in the murder of six people, found dead in a home in Binghampton.<p> <a href="http://community.myeyewitnessnews.com/blogs/speakup/archive/2008/03/08/2732869.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>Speak Up! Memphis on this story</strong></a>
Police have confirmed Cecil Dotson, 30, is one of six people found dead inside a home on Lester Street Monday, March 3, 2008.
Police have confirmed Cecil Dotson, 30, is one of six people found dead inside a home on Lester Street Monday, March 3, 2008.
Police say Marissa Williams, 26, was one of six people found dead inside a home on Lester Street on Monday, March 3, 2008.
Police say Marissa Williams, 26, was one of six people found dead inside a home on Lester Street on Monday, March 3, 2008.
Police say Shindri Roberson, 20, was one of six people found dead Monday, March 3, 2008, inside a home on Lester Street.
Police say Shindri Roberson, 20, was one of six people found dead Monday, March 3, 2008, inside a home on Lester Street.
Police say Hollis Seals, 33, is one of six people found dead Monday, March 3, inside a home on Lester Street.
Police say Hollis Seals, 33, is one of six people found dead Monday, March 3, inside a home on Lester Street.
Memphis, TN - Saturday, March 8, 2008, Memphis police announced an arrest in the Lester Street murders. They say it was a family argument between two brothers that turned deadly. According to Police Director Larry Godwin, 33 year-old Jessie Dotson will be charged with six counts of first degree murder and three counts of attempted first degree murder.

Jessie Dotson is the older brother of one of the victims, Cecil Dotson.  Jessie Dotson just got out of prison January 26th, after serving time for second degree murder.

Police say Jessie Dotson shot and killed his brother Sunday, March 2nd, after an argument, and then shot the three other adults in the home.  He also stabbed the five children. Three of the children survived and are being treated at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center.

Police will not say exactly what the two men argued about.

Police found the bodies of Cecil Dotson, Marissa Williams, Shindri Roberson and Hollis Seals Monday evening, March 3rd, after a family member asked police to check on the home.

District Attorney Bill Gibbons says the crime is "death penalty" eligible, but says it's too soon to say whether his office will seek the death penalty against Jessie Dotson.
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