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Woman found dead in Weiss Lake

A woman's body was found in Weiss Lake in an area behind the Yellow Creek Missionary Baptist Church on Friday afternoon. Source: WBRC A woman's body was found in Weiss Lake in an area behind the Yellow Creek Missionary Baptist Church on Friday afternoon. Source: WBRC
CHEROKEE COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

Investigators are working to learn more about a woman found dead in Weiss Lake on Friday afternoon.

A fisherman spotted the woman's body floating in the lake behind Yellow Creek Missionary Baptist Church around 4:45 p.m. Friday, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department.

The sheriff's department, along with authorities in Leesburg, responded to the scene.

The woman's body was recovered from the lake and sent to the Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville. So far, her identity and cause of death are unknown.

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