Huntsville woman charged with killing husband

Inez Faqua

Upon arrival, police say they saw 38-year-old Inez Faqua sitting on a curb outside the home. Police said Faqua advised them her husband, Christopher Faqua, was inside the home.

Posted: Apr 11, 2021 6:56 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2021 12:46 PM

A Huntsville woman is in the Madison County Jail after police say she killed her husband Saturday night. 

Huntsville police said around 6 p.m. on Saturday, they responded to a shooting call on Cypress Point Drive in Huntsville.

Upon arrival, police say they saw 38-year-old Inez Faqua sitting on a curb outside the home. Police said Faqua advised them her husband, Christopher Faqua, was inside the home.

Once police entered the home, they said they found Christopher Faqua unresponsive inside a room bleeding from a gunshot wound. Emergency personnel responded and pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police said it appeared Inez Faqua had gotten into a domestic altercation with her husband, which ended in him being shot.

After being interviewed, police arrested and charged Inez Faqua with murder and domestic violence. She was booked into the Madison County Jail.

Police said the investigation is still ongoing.

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