Jackson County, Alabama
Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Scottsboro, Alabama
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102 East Laurel Street
Scottsboro, Alabama 35768

Administrative Office Hours:
Monday:
8:00 am. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

10/05/2020

Infant Death Investigation

On Sunday October 4, 2020 the Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to a call near Woodville, AL. where a birth allegedly took place at the residence and the newborn's body was possibly discarded. On Monday October 5, 2020, the deceased newborn was located at the residence as a result of a search warrant. The gestational age of the infant is not know at this time. The infant remains will be taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy. This investigation is ongoing by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and no further details will be shared at this time.