DeKalb County Death Investigation
A woman is found unresponsive and lying in the roadway in DeKalb County. According to Ft. Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum an investigation has been launched into the death of 54-year-old Angela Mitchell. Someone contacted his department during early morning hours today to report the victim lying in the roadway at 106 10th Street Southwest. Officers and emergency medical services quickly arrived to find Mitchell. She was later pronounced dead by the coroner. DeKalb County Coroner Tom Wilson says her body has been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be performed as part of the investigation.