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Coroner Says Death of Mother and Son in Huntsville was Homicide

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Left to Right: Krista Stone, Stephen Stone, Zachary Stone Left to Right: Krista Stone, Stephen Stone, Zachary Stone

Huntsville, AL - The Madison County Coroner says the deaths mother and son killed on Sunday in South Huntsville were the result of homicide.

Coroner Craig Whisenant says 7-year-old Zachary Stone died of strangulation and drowning.  His mother, Krista died of strangulation.

Stephen "Marc" Stone turned himself in on Sunday in Leeds, AL just before Huntsville police found the bodies of Krista and Zachary during a welfare check.  The two were killed at the Stone's home on Chicamauga Trail. 

Stephen is Krista's husband.  Two other children lived at the home.  Neither was hurt and are now in the care of their grandparents.

Stephen Stone is facing two counts of Capital Murder. 

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