Attalla woman found dead in the trunk of her car

Gadsden, AL (WBRC) - An Attalla woman was found dead in the trunk of her car Monday evening. Gadsden police are investigating the case as a homicide. The Etowah County coroner says 44-year-old Carla Smith was found in the trunk of her blue Jaguar on a lot on Brooke Avenue in Gadsden.

The coroner says the car had been spotted earlier on Monday and then emergency personnel came back to the scene after Smith failed to show up for work.

Smith was the nursing supervisor of the Riverview Regional medical center emergency room. Her cause of death is unknown.

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