Colbert County Man’s Charge Upgraded To Capital Murder

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Homajean Grisham, in orange (Photo: WHNT News 19)

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WHNT) – Colbert County authorities have upgraded a man’s charge for the stabbing death of his girlfriend.

Homajean Grisham is now charged with capital murder, according to Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May.  Grisham is being held without bond.

Authorities say Grisham and Jessica Nicole Broadfoot had a long-running relationship and had been married for a short time in 2006.  Authorities say an argument escalated June 28, which resulted in Broadfoot’s death.

Grisham is accused of stabbing Broadfoot several times in his truck as he was driving down Highway 72.

Authorities say Grisham admitted to his father that he killed his girlfriend, then dumped her body behind his family’s home.

Inside the courtroom during his initial hearing, Grisham asked the judge what would happen if he pleaded guilty to murder.

Judge Chad Coker informed Grisham he needed to speak with his court-appointed attorney, Sheila Morgan, about that issue and Grisham asked, “Is she good?”

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