ARLINE, Marcell “Muscle” T., Jr.

Marcell “Muscle” T. Arline, Jr.

Birth: August 30, 1988
Death: August 23, 2017


Marcel affectionally known as Muscle was born August 30, 1988 in Newark, New Jersey to Marcel Arline and Tywanna Jones Sampson.

Muscle departed his life on August 23, 2017 in Dothan Alabama.

Muscle attended Newark public schools and graduated from Colonel Richardson High School in Federalsburg, Maryland in 2006.

Muscle was employed at AMP Heating and Air Conditioning, Co. in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Muscle from a new born child grew up in Hillside, New Jersey, relocated during his high school years to Cambridge, Maryland, but was back and forth with his Hillside, New Jersey residence as well until he relocated to Dothan, Alabama in January 2017.

Muscle loved eating Bake Ziti, Lasagna, Spaghetti, Mash Potato’s and Bread. He loved spending time with his family. His family loved when he was around because he was a big clown and always had you laughing. His Kids was his everything. He would call his grandmother Artie every day. When he called, Na’Gee would answer and he would say, “put Grandma on the phone”. Then he would start asking for everybody, “Grandma where Co-Co, tell her I’m going to beat up her boyfriend.” “Where’s Ex”, his grandmother would say, “in the room sleep”. Muscle would say “he always sleep wake him up”. Then he would say, “look out the window and see if KiKi car outside”. “Tell KiKi I’m going to drive her car when I get there”. “Where Ty-Keyyah tell, her I’m going to beat her boyfriend up when I see him”. He never had to ask for Brittney because he and his cousin Brittney had a bond that no relocating could tear apart. They talked faithfully to each other. He would always ask for aunt Lane, not (Elaine), but aunt Lane. Then he would say, “what Celie and Jayvion doing?” Celie is what he called his aunt Ira and she called him “Harpo”. Muscle made sure he spoke to his family. He would call his aunt Shirley and his cousin Hakim. Muscle loved talking with his family. He loved his Mom and Dad dearly. His sister Michelle was his keeper. Muscle and his sister Michelle had a saying; Michelle would say “Am I my Brother Keeper”, and Muscle would reply, “Yes you are”.

Muscle love racing cars, building Go-Cars and also riding them. Muscle just loved any kind of car and always wanting to drive everybody’s car. He loved Hip Hop music so when he get in your car, he pop in that CD and turn it up loud as it could go. He wanted you to hear him when he pulls up.

Muscle was preceded in death by his grandparents: Dorthey Arline and Willie Smith; great grandparents: Washington and Bridie Jones; uncle, James Wilson; and aunt, Bridgette Smith.

He leaves to cherish his memories his parents: Marcel (Donna) Arline of Chesapeake, Virginia and Tywanna (Joe) Sampson of Dothan AL; children: Marcel Xavier Arline and Maliyah Randolph of Dothan AL; two sisters: Michelle Arline of Cambridge, Maryland and Jacqueline Arline of Chesapeake, Virginia; grandfather: Marvin Arline of Petersburg, Florida; grandmother: Artie Smith of Hillside, New Jersey; three nephews: Juelz, Rashad, and Sa’Had; three nieces: Yahnai, Yasmine and Remi of Cambridge, Maryland; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and his children’s mother, Tia Randolph of Dothan AL.

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April Davis – Aug 23, 2017

New Jersey man killed in Wednesday night Dothan shooting

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY)– Dothan Police confirm Marcel Arline from New Jersey was shot and killed about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of McKay Street. Investigators were searching Wednesday night for who is responsible.

Initial reports were someone had been shot in the head. Police say the victim was visiting Dothan from New Jersey, and was shot in a home on McKay Street where he had stayed off and on for several months.

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News Staff – Aug 24, 2017

Police investigate homicide after shooting leaves 1 dead in Dothan

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) – Dothan police have opened a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed Wednesday evening.

According to the Dothan Police Department, the victim, 28-year-old Marcell Arline, was killed at a home in the 800 block of McKay Street. Police say he had been visiting family in the area for the past few weeks.

A K9 unit was called in to canvas the street. There is no word yet on a motive in the shooting.

Shots were fired nearby at Sunset Avenue, but police say they cannot confidently say the two incidents are connected.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated to change the spelling of the victim’s name and the victim’s age after police released a correction.

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Staff Report – Aug 31, 2017

Capital Murder Arrest Made in McKay Street Murder

On August 30th 2017, Investigators arrested Dejarvous Walker Glenn (21) for the murder of Marcell Arline, which occurred on August 23rd in the 800 block of McKay Street. At the time of the offense, Glenn was serving time in Houston County Community Corrections for Discharging a Firearm Into an Occupied Building . Glenn has been booked into the Dothan City Jail on one count of Capital Murder and currently has no bond. This arrest is the result of hundreds of man hours involving dozens of statements and interviews. The case is still being investigated and there are indications that there may have been more people involved in the planning, carrying out and aftermath of the crime. As the investigation continues, more arrests are expected. We solicit anyone with information on this case to call the Dothan Police Department at (334) 615-3000 or Crime Stoppers at (334) 793-7000.

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