Homicide Investigation on County Road 82
Cherokee County investigators are looking into a homicide after human remains were found in the Cedar Bluff Area. According to the Sheriff’s Office, on Sunday, a person called to report seeing what appeared to be human remains. A search by law enforcement along the roadside of County Road 82 led to the discovery of additional remains. According to the Major Crimes Unit, the victim has not been positively identified, but the Cherokee County Coroner has sent the evidence to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for DNA identification. According to authorities, Terry McKinney of Cedar Bluff has been arrested in connection with the murder and is in the Cherokee County Detention Center. The case remains under investigation.