Woman found dead in vehicle along I-65

Published 4:23 pm Friday, March 2, 2018

According to Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden, his office received a call around 9 p.m. Thursday night about a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of Interstate 65.

“A motorist was traveling on the interstate Thursday morning around 8:45 a.m. and noticed a vehicle parked southbound near mile marker 135, near the rest stop.

The motorist noticed the same vehicle was still there later that evening, so contacted authorities,” Harden said.

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Harden said that upon arrival deputies found the vehicle with its headlights and blinker on.  “Deputies found a white female unresponsive inside the vehicle, upon a check were able to immediately determine she was dead.”

Harden said the vehicle was a 2017 silver Ford Truck with Chilton County tags.  “At this point, we do not suspect foul play.”  The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting results of a toxicology report to determine a cause of death.  The identify of the woman has not been released due to notification of family.