Body found on Petrey Highway

Published 2:05 pm Monday, November 24, 2014

The body of a Crenshaw County man was discovered in the 400 block of Petrey Highway early Sunday morning.

According to a statement issued by Trooper Kevin Cook, 45-year-old Corey Woods was shot.

“Luverne Police Department received a 911 call this morning, Nov. 23. When officers responded to the 400 block of ¬†Petrey Highway, they discovered the body of 45-year-old Corey Woods with a fatal gunshot wound,” Cook said. “At the request of Crenshaw County District Attorney Charlotte Tesmer, the State Bureau of Investigations is investigating the shooting death.”

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Once the SBI has completed its investigation, the findings will be turned over to Tesmer. No additional information is available as the investigation is ongoing.