Auburn Death Investigation Arrest

December 20, 2013

On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 the Auburn Police Division arrested Gregory S. Gray Jr, age 22 from Montgomery, Alabama on a felony warrant charging him with the murder of Richard Kenneth DeVore.  The arrest is a result of an investigation of a police report dated December 17, 2013 in which officers responded to a suspicious incident call at a residence in the 100 Block of E. University Drive.  When officers arrived at the residence DeVore was found unresponsive and had been physically assaulted and stabbed.   Richard Kenneth DeVore, age 24 of Auburn was pronounced as deceased at the scene.


The Auburn Police Division initiated a homicide investigation that led to the development of Gregory S. Gray, an acquaintance of the victim, as a suspect.  Officers located Gray at a residence in Montgomery, Alabama later that same day.