Escambia County, Alabama, authorities are investigating a possible homicide after a body was found overnight in Murder Creek.
About 10 p.m. Thursday, the female victim was reported missing. After a search utilizing a K-9 team from Fountain Prison, her body was found submerged in Murder Creek off Kirkland Road near Brewton.
“We are treating this as a homicide at this time,” said Mike Lambert, chief deputy of the Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office. He said the cause of death is not known and will be determined by an autopsy.
The name of the victim has not yet been released.