Huntsville Police Charge Man in Connection with Thornmor Dr Murder

Robin Wayne Penton (Photo: Huntsville PD)

Robin Wayne Penton (Photo: Huntsville PD)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit have arrested Robin Wayne Penton, 53, of Huntsville, in connection with the death of Colleen Nanette Penton, of Huntsville.

Police rushed to 2400 block of Thornmor Drive SW just after 9 a.m. Monday to conduct a welfare check resulting from a threat of a murder/suicide. Colleen Penton was found dead after a standoff at a home in the English Village community.

Robin Penton was taken to the hospital following the standoff. He is charged with Murder-Domestic Violence and is being held in the Madison County Metro Jail on a $500,000 bond.