Crime Alabama Nurse Allegedly Stole Insulin From Hospital to Poison Husband to Death Jim Cappello was reported missing in 2018, two days before his body was found inside the home he shared with his wife By Chris Harris Chris Harris Twitter Chris Harris has been a senior true crime reporter for PEOPLE since late 2015. An award-winning journalist who has worked for Rolling Stone and MTV News, Chris enjoys prog rock, cycling, Marvel movies, IPAs, and roller coasters. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 10, 2019 02:49 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Nikki Cappello. Photo: Madison County Jail A former Alabama nurse is accused of killing her husband by poisoning him with insulin she allegedly stole from the hospital where she worked. An indictment obtained by PEOPLE confirms Marjorie Nicole “Nikki” Cappello, 33, is accused of poisoning her 37-year-old husband James “Jim” Cappello, and AL.com reports prosecutors believe she poisoned him with insulin. Huntsville police allege she stole the medicine from the hospital she once worked at. Jim was reported missing two days before his body was found inside the couple’s home in Huntsville on September 22, 2018, Jim was a private investigator, and Nikki surrendered her nursing license following his death. AL.com, citing court testimony, reports Jim was investigating his wife, amassing evidence of her alleged drug habit as part of his plan to divorce her. He also planned to seek sole custody of their daughter. The site further reports that Huntsville police Investigator Michael DeNoon alleged in court that Nikki told a friend she killed her husband and asked for help disposing of his body. • Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. Nikki has been charged with murder. She has yet to appear in court to enter a plea to the charge. Attempts to reach her attorney were unsuccessful Thursday. But her lawyer, Ron Smith, told AL.com his client “is presumed innocent” until proven guilty. If convicted, Nikki faces life in prison. The couple were parents to a little girl and a GoFundMe campaign has been established online in her name.