Woman found dead on County Road 161 in Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A woman was found shot to death on County Road 161 in the Hatton community Wednesday evening.

A Facebook post from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) says officers responded to a call about an unresponsive woman in the 2300 block of County Road 161 around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Upon further investigation, it was found that she had suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

A suspect has been identified by investigators, according to LCSO, and is currently in custody at the Sheriff’s Office.

The victim will be transported to the Huntsville forensic laboratory for cause of death to be determined.

No further information is available at this time.


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