Homicide in Centre



    According to Centre Mayor Tony Wilkie and Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Investigators from the Centre Police Department, The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, The Alabama Bureau of Investigation, the District Attorney's Office and the Alabama Department of Forensic Science are on the scene of a homicide, conducting a joint investigation, on the campus of Gadsden State Community College on Cedar Bluff Road in Centre.

    Mayor Wilkie stated that the body of a female victim, who is not a student at the college, was discovered on campus at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning. The campus was closed to students and most staff according to GSCC protocal pending completion of the investigation. The investigation is in the early stages and according to Sheriff Shaver, more information will be released as it becomes available.