On August 9, 2020 at about 2:00 am, Dothan Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 100 block of West Powell Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, Cortez Hill, in his vehicle and he had been shot multiple times. Despite life-saving efforts, Hill succumbed to his injuries on scene.
Criminal Investigators have been working since that day to bring this case to a close. Throughout the investigation, Investigators processed evidence, executed many search warrants, and interviewed several witnesses to the incident. A suspect was developed and investigators obtained a warrant for his arrest on August 20, 2020.
The Dothan Police Department would like to thank the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, Troy Police Department, and the community for their assistance in closing this case.
Demingus Montez Humphrey (26) of Troy, AL has been charged with Capital Murder in the death of Cortez Hill. Humphrey was apprehended on August 20, 2020 in Troy, AL by the US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and Dothan Police Investigators.