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Body found on Petrey Highway

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.”

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.