Man allegedly murdered wife; Country Club Hills man Taft Hayden charged after Mary Hayden found dead

January 1, 2014 5:34:00 AM PST
A Country Club Hills man is charged with the murder of his wife.

Taft Hayden, 47, was due in bond court Wednesday. His wife, Mary Hayden, was found dead in her home Sunday. An autopsy determined she had suffered a severe blow to her head.

The mayor of Country Club Hills said she was the victim of a domestic dispute.

The couple has two children -- ages 8 and 10 -- who are now staying with relatives.