(WAFF) - The Limestone County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged 35-year-old Christopher Thomas Copeland with the murder of his girlfriend, 37-year-old Tonya Lee Carroll. A family member of Carroll's called the sheriff's office Sunday morning, saying that she had received a voicemail from Carroll asking for help. When sheriff's deputies arrived at the home on Copeland Road, they found Carroll's body. Sheriff Mike Blakely said Copeland initially told them Carroll might have overdosed and that he was trying to revive her.
Overnight wreck sends 1 to hospital
Somerville police say that the wreck happened around midnight on Highway 67 and Couey Road, just one mile north of Brewer High School. Officials say the driver of the truck ran off of the road and into trees, trapping one person in the vehicle. The victim was then airlifted to Huntsville Hospital. There is no word yet on the name of the victim or their condition.