PRESS RELEASE, DEATH INVESTIGATION, TALLAPOOSA COUNTY

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Released by Sheriff Jimmy Abbett

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and the Newsite Police Department are conducting an investigation into the death of Martin Thomas Sweat, age 33.

On Sunday, January 12, 2020 at approximately 4:15 PM the Department responded to the scene located in a wooded area behind a residence in the Newsite community where the victim was found.

The investigation is continuing pending results of an autopsy by the Alabama Department of Forensics Science.

Investigation is continuing.

Released by:

Sheriff Jimmy Abbett

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