CENTREVILLE, Ala. (WVUA) - A jury has found Jody Byrd guilty of murdering his wife Desta Byrd in 1999.
Prosecutors said Jody Byrd fatally shot his wife on February 25, 1999 at their home in Bibb County.
The case went unsolved for nearly 15 years, but authorities arrested Byrd in 2011 after a publicity campaign mounted by friends and relatives of his wife.
The man told police he found her body outside their home after he got home from work. ...Read more