Posted: Sep 19, 2012 11:58 AM
Police on Wednesday arrested the great grandson of an elderly Madison County woman who was beaten to death back in 2008 and charged him with her death.
According to an arrest warrant, William "Cody" Tribble admitted to assaulting Joanne Tribble, 78, with a weapon at a home on Teakwood Drive in Richmond on July 20, 2008. Joanne Tribble died the next day from a brain injury suffered in the assault.
William Tribble, who was 17 at the time of the death, is charged with murder and is being held in the Madison County Detention Center.