From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
SYLVAN SPRINGS — An identification has been made in the case of a man who the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported was shot by his wife on Saturday, July 14.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the man as Keith Franklin Hilyer, 41. On Saturday night, deputies from the sheriff’s office responded to a report of a woman shooting her husband at the 200 block of Oak Lane in Sylvan Springs.
When they arrived, they found Hilyer dead at the scene. He was pronounced deceased at 8:46 p.m. A 33-year-old woman was taken into custody at the scene.