HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A plea hearing has been set for a man accused of murdering his wife in a domestic-related incident, according to online court records.

Huntsville Police said that officers found 52-year-old Teresa Ellen Cupps dead inside a home on Boardman Street on October 30, 2022.

Teresa’s husband, 39-year-old Ronnie Cupps, was arrested by Huntsville Police on October 31, 2022. U.S. Marshals assisted with the arrest.

He was charged with murder and taken to the Madison County Jail, where he is still being held in lieu of a $75,000 bond. 

According to a court document filed on November 1, Ronnie Cupps attacked his wife, Teresa Cupps “with a claw hammer in the head and face.” The court record says the incident happened “on or about” October 27.

A virtual plea hearing is set for May 22, court records say.