Grand jury considers woman's stabbing of husband with sword
MOULTON, Ala. – A grand jury in Alabama will hear the case of a woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband with a sword.
Authorities say 50-year-old Jeannette Hale stabbed her husband, Mark, in the chest while he played a guitar in their home on April 2.
Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell tells AL.com that responding deputies found Mark Hale bleeding on their front porch. The sword was in the yard.
Mitchell says the husband later died at a hospital. An autopsy released Wednesday said the cause was complications of being stabbed.
The sheriff says Jeanette Hale was arrested on charges involving domestic violence and drugs.
Information from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews