Body Found in Creek in East Lee CountyMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Feb 23 2019 12:45 PM
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call today about 12:30 PM of a body in a creek in the 100 block of Lee Road 454, in east Lee County. Upon arrival by deputies, they located the body of a white female face down in the water of the creek.
The decedent has been identified as 47-year-old Amy Katherine Hagler, of Columbus, GA. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris pronounced Hagler dead at the scene. It does not appear that Hagler had been in the water very long. The cause of death is unknown at this time as is to how Hagler ended up in the creek.
Her body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office of the Alabama Dept. of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery for a postmortem examination.
If anyone has any information that may be helpful on this case, please call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651 or the Lee County Coroner’s Office at 334-737-3620 or the Coroner’s Secret Witness Line at 334-745-8686.
The case remains under investigation by the Lee County Coroner, Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Dept. of Forensic Sciences.