Trial begins for man suspected of killing his ex-wife - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Trial begins for man suspected of killing his ex-wife

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

A capital murder trial is underway for a Gordo man accused of killing his ex-wife.

Investigators say Todd Stephens killed Tonya Hyche Stephens in 2009. Her body was found days later in Pickens County near his parents' home.

Authorities say Todd Stephens' father called police, saying his son confessed to the killing shortly after it happened.

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