In March 2022, the Dothan Police Department began an investigation into a domestic violence situation in which the female victim reported she had been assaulted by the suspect, Robert Allen Maddox Jr. At that time, Mr. Maddox was charged with Domestic Violence Strangulation while the investigation into other allegations continued.
It was determined at the time of the assault the victim was pregnant with their child. During the assault, Mr. Maddox is alleged to have intentionally caused the victim to have a miscarriage.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, on June 9, 2022, Robert Allen Maddox Jr., 24 years old of Gordon, AL, was charged with one count of Murder. His bond was set at $1.5 Million.