- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The 39-year-old boyfriend of a woman stabbed to death in her bed nearly six months ago has now been indicted in the brutal slaying.

The Birmingham News reports (http://bit.ly/2e4T1FO) a Jefferson County grand jury indicted Tellis Griffin for murder in the slaying of Cassandra Hatter. The indictment was issued Oct. 21, and made public this week.

The 40-year-old Hatter was found dead in her bed on April 26. Her body was discovered when her 18-year-old daughter had been unable to reach her by phone and went to her home.

Police arrested Griffin that day.

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Information from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews

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