Opelika attempted murder case heads to grand jury - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Opelika attempted murder case heads to grand jury

Posted: Updated:
Kelly Leonard (Opelika Police Department) Kelly Leonard (Opelika Police Department)

An attempted murder case against an Opelika man, who investigators say stabbed his wife, heads to a grand jury.

Opelika police say 47-year old Kelly Leonard sent a text message to his girlfriend, saying he was going to kill his estranged wife.

Investigators say he broke into her home and stabbed her in the chest and throat on August 15.

Leonard has not been able to make his $850,000 bond and remains at the Lee County Detention Facility.

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.