Possible drowning death investigation at Magnolia Shores

Published 12:18 pm Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Crenshaw County law enforcement officials are investigating a death in the Magnolia Shores community. 

Shortly after 5 p.m. on Aug. 1, concerned residents in the area alerted local law enforcement of what appeared to be a deceased human body located in the lake. 

Crenshaw County Investigator Lt. Chris Stewart could only offer limited information on the case at this time.

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“There was a drowning,” Stewart said. “It is still currently under investigation for cause of death, so that investigation will be ongoing until we get a report back from the medical examiner.”

No further information is available as law enforcement officials continue to investigate. This article will be updated as new information becomes available.