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Murder investigation underway after body found behind Jackson County home

A body was found Sunday afternoon behind a home in Jackson County.

Posted: Mar 2, 2020 8:53 AM
Updated: Mar 2, 2020 10:45 AM

UPDATE: The sheriff’s office says the victim is an adult male. Officials responded after receiving a phone call about the body being found.

The victim’s family has not been notified currently. The body will be sent Tuesday morning for an autopsy in Huntsville.

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FROM EARLIER:

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in the woods behind a home.

The body was discovered Sunday around 2:30 p.m. behind a home on County Road 140 in the Estillfork community.

The case is under investigation as an apparent homicide.

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