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Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
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Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043



Investigators Arrest Murder Suspect



Huntsville, Alabama (March 14, 2014) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit have arrested Robin Wayne Penton, W/M, DOB 12/5/60, of Huntsville, in connection with the death of Colleen Nanette Penton, of Huntsville. The arrest is related to the incident that occurred earlier this week at 2404 Thornmor Dr in South Huntsville. Mr. Penton was taken into custody and charged with the homicide upon his release from Huntsville Hospital.  He is charged with Murder-Domestic Violence and is being held in the Madison County Metro Jail on a $500,000 bond.