Man arrested for allegedly killing wife in east Columbus

Keith McCauley II (CREDIT: Columbus Police)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police says a 39-year-old man has been arrested after a domestic violence situation turned deadly.

SWAT officers were in a standoff with Keith McCauley II for several hours on Chinaberry Drive Thursday.

McCauley is accused of killing his wife Lucille McCauley, 39. Police say they found Lucille in front of the home at 4:27pm Thursday with serious injuries. She was transported to Mount Carmel East, where she succumbed to her injuries at 5:06pm.

This is the 18th homicide of 2018. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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