Jacksonville man charged with wife's murder - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Jacksonville man charged with wife's murder

Richard Thad Pilkington. Source: Jacksonville PD Richard Thad Pilkington. Source: Jacksonville PD
JACKSONVILLE, AL (WBRC) -

Jacksonville police have charged a man with murder after his common law wife died from injuries to her face and head over the weekend.

Police were called to a home in the 1000 block of Penn Avenue around 3:15 a.m. Sunday. They found the victim, 48-year-old Tracy Callaway Strange, with her head and face severely injured.

She was taken to Jacksonville Regional Medical Center, where she later died.

Her husband, 37-year-old Richard Thad Pilkington, has been charged with her murder. He is being held in the Calhoun County Jail.

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