Westover man faces murder charge in father's death

WESTOVER, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a Westover man has killed his father in a domestic dispute.

Myles David Reid Jr., 29, is being held in the Shelby County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Authorities have charged him with murder in connection with the death of Myles David Reid, 54, of Westover.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance on Shelby Highway at 8:23 p.m. on Saturday. Authorities say when they arrived on the scene, the older Reid was dead.

The younger Reid was taken into custody and later charged with murder. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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