Vestavia Hills officer fatally shot by wife after battle over cash, detective says

Vestavia Hills officer fatally shot by wife after battle over cash, detective says

Stephanie Keller, center, actually leaves a Jefferson County courtroom Monday, July 29, 2019, flanked by lawyers Rebecca Hyche, appropriate, and Wilson Myers, left.

A Vestavia Hills authorities officer killed within a domestic dispute in the Gardendale apartment had been discovered gravely wounded in the rear 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 own husband’s death.

Details when you look at the killing had been made general general public Monday the very first time, rising in an initial hearing to ascertain whether there clearly was sufficient likely cause of the deliberate murder cost against Keller to go to a jury that is grand. 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 in what happened that evening inside their house.

The shooting occurred right before 11 p.m. that at Kimbrel’s home at Woodbrook Apartments thursday. Continue reading “Vestavia Hills officer fatally shot by wife after battle over cash, detective says”