New charges filed against Alabama trio in connection with death of Gary Lee Willis

New charges filed against Alabama trio in connection with death of Gary Lee Willis

January 3rd, 2014 by Ben Benton in Local - Breaking News

Michael Townsel Jr., left; Delia Downs, center; and Christopher Cagle

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

The Alabama trio arrested in connection with the death of 38-year-old Gary Lee Willis were charged last week with kidnapping first-degree, but have now had more charges filed against them in Marshall County.

Albertville, Ala., resident Christopher Todd Cagle, 28, and Michael Stanley Townsel Jr., 28, of Fort Payne, are each now charged with murder in the slaying, and Delia May Downs, 33, of Albertville, Ala., is now charged with hindering prosecution, according to Marshall County Sheriff's Office officials.