Alabama man sentenced to death for triple-homicide

December 1, 2021–10:34 a.m.


A Centre, Alabama man has been sentenced to death for a triple homicide that occurred six years ago.

Donnie Lee Abernathy was found guilty in October of the shooting deaths of three women and wounding a man back in November of 2015 at a residence in the Round Mountain Community of Cherokee County.

He then kidnapped his own girlfriend.

On Monday, the judge sentenced Abernathy to death by lethal injection.

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