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Cause of death released in Huntsville murder investigation

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Police are investigating the murder of Colleen Penton after finding her body at a home in English Village. Police are investigating the murder of Colleen Penton after finding her body at a home in English Village.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

According to court documents, a Huntsville woman found murdered in a residence in English Village last week died of a gunshot wound and trauma to the head.

Colleen Penton was found dead inside a home in the area of Thornmor Drive and Magna Carta Place on March 10. Police forced their way into the residence after getting a call about a possible murder-suicide.

Authorities arrested the victim's husband, Robin Penton, and charged him with her murder. He is currently being held on a $500,000 bond.

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