Suspect in custody in Carla Smith murder case

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - Investigators in Gadsden are holding a person of interest in the murder of Carla Smith.

The Etowah County Coroner says Smith was strangled and her body was dumped in the trunk of her car. When Smith did not show up for work on Monday, her co-workers knew something was wrong.

Nurses at Riverview Medical Center and paramedics at Gadsden EMD are wearing black ribbons in honor of Carla Smith.

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