Murder: Peggy Martin
A Gadsden woman is in jail for the death of her boyfriend. 50-year-old Peggy Martin is charged with murder. Gadsden Police and medics responded to an assault call on Dwight Avenue Friday afternoon. They say when they arrived, the victim, 52-year-old Robert Culverson was already dead. He suffered one stab wound to his chest near his heart. Martin and two neighbors were sitting on the front porch when police arrived. The neighbors told officers Martin asked them to come and check on Culverson because she had stabbed him. Martin is in the Etowah County jail on a $100,000 cash bond. The incident remains under investigation.