Hearing Scheduled in Morgan County Murder Case

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Rodney David Hagood

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Morgan County man charged with murder in connection with the death of his ex-wife has a hearing scheduled for Tuesday.

Rodney David Hagood is in custody in the Morgan County Jail.  The hearing in this case is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.

Someone found Stacy Hagood dead the morning of February 14th.  The day is also the couple’s anniversary.

Investigators say there was a history of domestic violence in the couple’s Lacey’s Spring home.  Authorities called to that home several times.  The latest incident was two days before Stacy Hagood was found dead.  Authorities still have not released publicly how she died.

Rodney Hagood was initially charged with manslaughter.  The grand jury issued a murder indictment after reviewing the case.