JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — An investigation is underway after a fisherman discovered a female’s body in Bayview Lake.
At about 4 p.m., Jefferson County deputies responded to a call at the 300 block of Willow Avenue in the Bayview Community to investigate a body found in the lake.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies arrived on scene and were taken to the north side of the lake by boat. There, they located the body of an adult female.
Authorities are working to recover the body. The sheriff’s office says once the body is recovered from the lake it will be taken to the Coroner’s office to determine the cause of death and identity.
The investigation is ongoing and CBS 42 will update you as more information is available.