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Two suspects caught in Rabbittown Road double homicide

U.S. Marshals on Thursday night in Virginia captured two of three suspects in a double homicide on Rabbittown Road, Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said this morning.

Jeffrey Jamall Briskey and Sicondria Michala Carter were discovered in an Econo Lodge in Petersburg, Va., Wade said. Marshals were still following leads in the search for the third suspect, Rhimington Otarivs Johnson, Wade said.

“These people were caught because people were willing to get involved,” Wade said.

Around 4 p.m. on Thursday a tip came into the Sheriff’s Office that said Briskey and Carter may have been at the motel in Virginia, Wade said. The sheriff said he was notified of the suspects’ arrest around 9:30 p.m.

“My investigators had just enough time to go home pack and bag and then leave again,” Wade said. “They’ll be there around lunch time to start interviewing the two.”

A vehicle stolen from the home was found abandoned and burned later that morning in Piedmont.

Wade has declined to discuss the motive for the shootings but on Thursday said the suspects were familiar with Moody and that money was owed for drugs and guns; Wade didn’t say who owed the money to whom.

Wade said authorities had arrest warrants for Briskey and Johnson on charges of murder, plus a warrant for Carter’s arrest on charge of a hindering prosecution.

Wade has said investigators were unsure of Carter’s involvement. On Friday, he said it “appears she was a willing participant.”

Wade urged anyone with information about Johnson to call authorities.

“We don’t believe they were together,” Wade said referring to Johnson and the other two suspects. “There is no indication that’s the case.”

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office at 256-236-6600 or Calhoun County Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414.

Informants can remain anonymous, Wade said. 

​Staff writer Kirsten Fiscus: 256-235-3563. On Twitter @kfiscus_star.