LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — An East Alabama woman is dead after allegedly being shot by her husband on Saturday night. Authorities say he also died after a four hour standoff with police.
The Lee County Coroner says 38-year-old Erica Murphy was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Police later went to the couple’s home. That’s when Daniel Murphy appeared in a window and reportedly aimed a weapon at deputies.
Police shot Murphy. He died at the scene.