Rick McCoy

James Rick McCoy allegedly murdered Lisa McCoy Saturday evening, Sept. 8. This photo was taken in 2017.

James Rick McCoy Jr., was scheduled to go to court today, March 13, at 1 p.m. for a bond hearing. The hearing was continued and the new date has not yet been released. The Times will update readers when the new hearing is set. 

A bond hearing is where the defendant asks the court to be released from police custody until the outcome of the trial.

McCoy, 54, was charged with charged with the first degree murder of his wife Lisa Jones McCoy, 46.The alleged homicide took place during the weekend of Sept. 8, 2018. The alleged incident took place in their Duck River Road home. Police discovered the victim after receiving a call at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, about a domestic violence incident.

McCoy is currently being held without bond.