Just before 10:00 AM this morning, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1200 block of Slope Drive in Mulga to investigate a call of a body located by a passerby on the side of the roadway. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the body of an unidentified male, that was in the later stages of decomposition. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office took possession of the body and will attempt to make a positive identification, as well as the determine the cause of death. Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the death.
If you have any information regarding this death, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2 or you may call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.