A Maryland woman faces a murder charge after Alabama sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead at a home.
Limestone County deputies were responding to a burglary-in-progress call in Athens on Saturday.
Deputies say they encountered 39-year-old Diana Lynne Rogers in the backyard. They say she was acting suspicious and trying to lead deputies away from the home and then became irate and began fighting with them.
After searching the residence, they found a 58-year-old woman dead. The victim’s name wasn’t immediately released.
Rogers, of Mount Airy, Maryland, is charged with capital murder, second-degree burglary and obstructing law officers. It is unknown if she has an attorney to comment on her behalf.
She was being held in the Limestone County Detention Center.