Autauga County Murder for Hire Case Goes Back to Lower Court

Prattville, Alabama – An alleged murder for hire case out of Autauga County is being sent back to a lower court. 32 year old Shana R. Cromwell is charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex husband.

Cromwell was arrested last June and indicted last November. An Autauga County Circuit Court Judge dismissed the charges, but the Autauga County District Attorney's Office appealed the ruling and the state's criminal appeals court overturned the decision sending it back to the lower court.

An attorney for Cromwell is asking the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals to take up the matter again. Cromwell remains free on bond.