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Two Men Arrested in Florida for August Murder of Carbondale Man

CARBONDALE – Two men have been arrested in connection with the August murder of 44-year-old Jamonte Allison of Carbondale that happened in the 1000 block of Robert A. Stalls in Carbondale.

According to Carbondale Police, during the course of the investigation, it was determined that the two suspects in this case were 23-year-old DeVale L. Johnson of Carbondale and 30-year-old Victor R. Purdiman of Paducah.  

Carbondale Police detectives obtained arrest warrants for Johnson and Purdiman for first degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Authorities found both men in Orange County, Florida an arrested them on the warrants related to the murder investigation on Tuesday. They are currently in jail.

Police say this investigation is still active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident should call Carbondale Police at 549-2121.

Photos: Carbondale Police

Victor Purdiman

DeVale Johnson