Death investigation upgraded to homicide investigation in Chelsea


03/07 UPDATE:

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that this is now a homicide investigation. 


A death investigation is underway near Chelsea according to Debbie Sumrall with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. 

Deputies with the organization arrived at the 5800 block of Highway 39 around 4:30 p.m to investigate a death. They arrived at the scene and located the deceased before notifying investigators.

At this time, the cause of death is unclear and deputies are treating it as a crime scene.

CBS 42 will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

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