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
09/05/2017

A Female Body Found

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                                                        September 5, 2017

                                                             A Female Body Found

 

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

 

 

            On September 3rd the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a body that was found in a field on County Road 592 in the Sylvania area while someone was bush hogging. When DeKalb County Deputies, Investigators Sylvania Police, Henagar Police, Gary Williams and Jacksonville State Forensics Science Investigators all responded to the scene the body of a female was found unresponsive.

            The body has not been identified at this time. The body was transported by DeKalb County Coroner’s office to Department of Forensic Science in Huntsville for an autopsy. This is still an ongoing investigation and no further information can be released at this time.

            Sheriff Harris states “this is a tragic incident that has happened. If anyone has any information involving this case please call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 256-845-3801 or go to our website www.dekalbcountysheriff.org to submit any information.”