Jefferson County Man Charged with Murder of his Wife

Publish Date: July 25, 2018
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: Arrest | News | Update

Birmingham, AL 07/25/2018

42-year-old Arthur Leon McKinney has been charged with murder in the beating death of 48-year-old Robin Rae Caudill.

Arthur McKinney

Just after 5:00 am Sunday morning Arthur Leon McKinney called the Sheriff’s Office to report that he had discovered his wife, Robin Caudill, unresponsive on the bathroom floor of the residence.

Deputies arrived to find the victim dead on the floor.  McKinney remained on scene and was found to have blood on his clothing. He was questioned by detectives but offered no explanation for the injuries to the victim or the blood found throughout the home.

Evidence at the scene indicated that the victim had been beaten to death.

Arthur Leon McKinney was taken into custody and transported to the Jefferson County Jail to await formal charges. On July 24, Sheriff’s detectives obtained an arrest warrant formally charging McKinney with the murder of his wife.

He remains in the Jefferson County Jail with bond set at $1,000,000.


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