Man found dead, wife admits to shooting

CLAY, AL (WBRC) – Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies have taken a woman into custody after finding her husband dead on Friday morning.

Randy Christian with the Sheriff's office says deputies responded to a shooting call in the 6100 block of Old Springville Road around 6:30 a.m. 39-year-old Karen B. Durbin was at the scene and told the deputies she shot her husband.

Deputies found 42-year-old Byron Keith Durbin dead on the scene with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Karen Durbin is in custody and is being questioned.

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