Body found in Coffee County sparks murder investigation

A woman found dead in Coffee County on Tuesday sparked a murder investigation, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 10:10 AM CDT
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ARITON, Ala. (WTVY) - A woman found dead in Coffee County on Tuesday sparked a murder investigation, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.

Deputies arrived at the county road 117 home near Ariton after receiving a report of an unresponsive person.

37-year-old Melanie Amber Dorrill was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have been made and the cause of death should be determined in an autopsy performed Thursday.

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