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UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder after abduction

Marshall Lee Gray

A man accused of abducting a woman in east Alabama now faces an attempted murder charge in Lamar County.

Posted: Jun 8, 2018 1:01 PM

SULLIGENT, Ala. (WTVA) - A man accused of abducting a woman in east Alabama now faces an attempted murder charge in Lamar County. 

Marshall Lee Gray, 33, faces the charge as well as theft of property. 

The abduction happened on Wednesday, June 6. Law enforcement say he forced a woman to drive at knifepoint in Marion County. 

RELATED: Woman abducted out of Marion County, suspect arrested

The woman was able to escape near Sulligent in Lamar County. However, police say Gray stabbed the woman as she escaped and took off in the car. 

She was later released from a local hospital. 

Police say Gray crossed over into Monroe County then returned to Lamar County where he was arrested. 

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