Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
JIMMY HARRIS  ( read )
Phone:
EMERGENCY: 911
24 Hours:
256-845-3801
Crime Tip:
256-845-3801
Address:
2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
Administrative Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday
8:00am - 3:45pm
03/24/2015

Body Found

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                                                    March 24, 2015  

 

Body Found

 

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

 

           

                Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that on March 23r d the Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Investigators, District Attorney’s Office, Deputy State Fire Marshal, and Adamsburg Fire Department were called to a residence on Hwy 35, Lookout Mountain. All are investigating a tragic incident of a burnt body that was discovered in an out building. The Investigation is ongoing and no foul play is suspected at this time. The District Attorney’s Office has ordered an autopsy and the body was transported by Corner Tom Wilson to Alabama Department of Forensic Science. The name will be withheld until all family members are notified with some being out of State.

 

                Sheriff Harris states “I want to thank the Adamsburg Fire Department, District Attorney’s Office, Deputy State Fire Marshal Ray Cumby, our Investigators and Deputies for their help in this case.”