COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WZDX) HomaJean Grisham, III is now facing a murder charge after his girlfriend is found dead.
Colbert County authorities says Grisham is responsible for 37 year old Jessica Broadfoot's death.
Broadfoot's property was found on Fossick Lane Friday afternoon, according to Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May.
Grisham is being held on a $1.5m bond.
Court records show that Broadfoot and Grisham divorced back in 2006.
May said family members of the suspect in the case contacted his office and said the suspect told them he assaulted Broadfoot and may have killed her.
Authorities received a truck description from family, and a county drug task force agent spotted the truck on Second Street in Muscle Shoals around 9:30 a.m. The 34-year-old driver was taken into custody.
Broadfoot's body was found in a ditch on Fossick Lane. May said clothing and other items were with the body.
May said blood and other evidence was found inside the truck, which was impounded.
No charges have been filed yet. Officials did not release the suspect's name.