Chilton County

Doctor’s Office Shooter Sentenced to Prison

A man who fatally shot his wife at a central Alabama doctor’s office has been sentenced to prison. Multiple media outlets report that Eric Heath Price was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison in the death of his 24-year-old wife Leaj Jarvis Price. Investigators have said Price fatally shot his wife after she fled to a doctor’s office near…

Unrestrained Child Dies in Crash

Authorities are investigating a highway crash that claimed the life of a 4-year-old boy. The Montgomery Advertiser reports that the wreck happened Tuesday afternoon in Chilton County, about 9 miles south of Clanton. The Alabama Highway Patrol said the boy died after the car in which he was riding left the road and overturned. Authorities said the boy was sitting…

Chilton Co. Nursing Home Employee Convicted of Abuse

Attorney General Luther Strange announced the conviction of a former employee of a Chilton County nursing home for the abuse of a resident of the facility. Katherine Blevins Lenoir, 53, of Maplesville, pleaded guilty today to one count of reckless abuse of a protected person, a class C felony. Lenoir is a former employee of Don Hatley Healthcare and Rehabilitation of Clanton. Lenoir, a…

Selma Man Killed in Accident with Tractor Trailer

A Selma man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Chilton County. David Austin Banks, 29, was killed when the 2010 Dodge Charger he was driving collided with a 2005 Peterbilt tractor trailer on U.S. 82 at the 111 mile marker. The crash occurred around 12:15 Tuesday afternoon. Banks was pronounced dead at the scene. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to…