Vestavia Hills officer fatally shot by spouse after fight over cash, detective says

A Vestavia Hills authorities officer killed during a domestic dispute in their Gardendale apartment had been discovered gravely wounded at the back of their walk-in wardrobe by having a gunshot injury to the top their mind, a detective testified on Monday.

Andrew Wade “Andy” Kimbrel, 42, died when you look at the May that is early 3 hours after police say their spouse shot him. Stephanie Nicole Keller, 43, is faced with murder in her husband’s death.

Details within the killing had been made general general public Monday the very first time, rising in an initial hearing to ascertain whether there is sufficient likely cause for the deliberate murder cost against Keller to check out a grand jury. Gardendale authorities Det. Kyle Pannell ended up being the witness that is lone hour-long hearing, chronicling what the suspect, in addition to Kimbrel’s child, told police by what happened that evening within their house.

The shooting took place prior to 11 p.m. that Thursday at Kimbrel’s house at Woodbrook Apartments. Kimbrel’s child and Keller’s son – both young teenagers – had been house at that time plus in their bedrooms that are own.

Police arrived in the scene after Keller called 911, in addition they discovered the critically wounded Kimbrel within the part associated with the master suite cabinet. Lire la suite