Harpersville police investigate stabbing homicide

Harpersville police investigate stabbing homicide

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Shonta Cohill (Photo: Harpersville PD) Shonta Cohill (Photo: Harpersville PD)
HARPERSVILLE, AL (WBRC) -

The Harpersville Police Department says they are investigating a stabbing death.

On 10:50 p.m. on Wednesday night, officers say they received a call reporting a stabbing at a residence. At the scene, 55-year-old Humphrey Keith was found on the living room floor. Keith was unresponsive and appeared to have a stab wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witness at the scene told officers that they saw 35-year-old Shonta Cohill stab Keith. She was taken into custody and has been charged with murder.

Cohill is being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

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