Just before 1:00 PM today, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 6000 block of Lou George Loop in McCalla to investigate the report of a person who had fallen from a tree. Witnesses at the scene state that the 56-year-old male had climbed into a tree using a ladder, in an attempt to cut some limbs. One of the limbs reportedly struck the ladder, on which the victim was standing. The victim fell to the ground, suffering life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead by medical personnel at the scene.
Suspect Arrested for Attempted Murder
At approximately 4:43 PM on June 1, 2023, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 5000 block of Summerset Way in unincorporated...