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Authorities to give update on 2015 murder of Connie Ridgeway

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. — Lauderdale County authorities said Tuesday they would give an update on the 2015 murder of Connie Ridgeway.

Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly said more information would be given on the arrest in a 2 p.m. news conference. News 19 plans to carry the news conference here live.

Ridgeway, 58, was found stabbed to death Oct. 23, 2015, in her Rogersville apartment. Her murder shocked the small town of Rogersville, where people said she was known for her friendliness and willingness to help others.

In the years since her death, authorities have said they talked to people of interest in the case, but never made an arrest.

Gov. Kay Ivey offered a $5,000 reward for information in the case in 2018.

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