LANETT POLICE PRESS RELEASE ABOUT BODY FOUND

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BY CAPTAIN RICHARD CASNER, LANETT POLICE DEPARTMENT

At 1:54 P.M. on 2/22/2019 officers from Lanett police Department were dispatched to the Alfred Lyons Bridge in about the 400 block of Magnolia Dr, in reference to a possible human body in the creek. Upon arrival officers were able to determine that it was in fact a body and called for assistance. Lanett Criminal Investigations Division, Lanett Fire/EMS, East Alabama Swift Water Rescue, Valley Police Department, and agents from SBI all responded to assist with the call.

Lanett Criminal Investigation took over the scene and began the investigation. Lanett Fire/EMS and East Alabama Swift Water Rescue were able to get the body out of the water. At this time there is no further information regarding this case.

This incident is under investigation by Lanett Police Department Criminal Investigation Division. Any persons with information pertaining to this incident are asked to contact the Lanett Police Department at 334-644-2146 or Crime Stoppers at 334-756-8200.