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Ohatchee homicide victim identified, husband arrested

Police are investigating a homicide in Ohatchee. (Source: WBRC video)
Police are investigating a homicide in Ohatchee. (Source: WBRC video)
Updated: Feb. 27, 2018 at 11:04 AM CST
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Benny and Misty Mitchell. (Source: Facebook)
Benny and Misty Mitchell. (Source: Facebook)
Benny Mitchell. (Source: Calhoun County Detention Center)
Benny Mitchell. (Source: Calhoun County Detention Center)

OHATCHEE, AL (WBRC) - A homicide is under investigation in Ohatchee on Warrior Circle.

Police say it happened between 10-11 p.m. on Monday.

Officials have identified the suspect as Benny Mitchell, and the victim as 41-year-old Misty Mitchell, his wife.

Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown says Misty's cause of death appears to be trauma-related.

Benny was arrested in Jefferson County.

Brown says Misty's body is being sent for an autopsy.

Ohatchee police and the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office continue to investigate.

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