Suspect facing numerous charges in fatal shooting
The Marengo County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man on numerous felony charges after a woman was shot in the head at her home.
Officials say 49-year-old Jessie Houston was found by a relative Monday afternoon in Gallion. She died Wednesday night at a Tuscaloosa hospital.
Charges against 19-year-old Cordarius Scruggs have been upgraded to include capital murder and burglary in the first degree.
The sheriff's department says leads initially identified Scruggs as a person of interest. He was initially charged Tuesday.