Suspect accused of stabbing man to death added to ‘most wanted’ list  


Randall Hampton is a suspect in the stabbing death of Johnnie Wallace, according to Atlanta police. 

Wallace, 53, was found stabbed on Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW on Nov. 4. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died.

Hampton, 56, has been added to the police department’s “most wanted” list. Police said Thursday that he was identified by witnesses, but they are unsure what started the altercation.

Wallace was homeless, according to a police report. The incident was captured on camera.


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Anyone with information on the case may call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. All callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 if their tip leads to an arrest and indictment. 


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