Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigating after body discovered on Lipscomb dirt road

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a body was discovered on a dirt road in Lipscomb, according to a release from the department. 

Deputies responded to the scene before 3 p.m., according to the release, to a report of a person down near 3rd Place and Avenue S in Lipscomb. 

A passerby reported they discovered a body while driving along a dirt road at the old Lipscomb dump, and deputies arrived to find an adult male deceased from apparent gunshot wounds, according to the release. 

The office is searching for an identity for the victim, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with more info is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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