Person of interest arrested in Dora death investigation

WBRC Person of interest in custody related to Dora death investigation
Published: Jun. 6, 2022 at 7:19 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 14, 2022 at 10:28 PM CDT
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DORA, Ala. (WBRC) - Update: On June 7, Dora Police executed a warrant at a residence in the city. According to police, they found buprenorphine, drug paraphernalia, synthetic urine, surveillance cameras and personal property of Misty Clark was seized from the home.

As a result, police say a felony warrant was obtained for the arrest of a person of interest for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of synthetic urine.

An autopsy is pending for Clark to determine the cause of death and no charges have been made in relation to her death.

The person of interest was arrested during a traffic stop by a Walker County Sheriff’s deputy, according to the Dora Police Department.

This investigation is still ongoing and no more information is available at this time. We will continue to provide updates.

Original story: On Sunday, June 5, the body of Misty Clark of Jasper was found near the road in the 1900 block of Sellers Rd in Dora, Ala. Dora Police received the call of an unresponsive person during the early morning hours.

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Dora Police, Dora Fire, RPS, and Walker County Coroner’s Office arrived on scene and identified Clark. According to Dora Police she was pronounced dead on scene. Police say due to suspicious circumstances her body was sent to ADFS for autopsy.

Dora Police said in a Facebook post, ”Don’t buy into rumors and spread misinformation. We are early in the investigation, but we believe there is no direct threat to the public, and this case has nothing to do with the walking track.”

Dora Police ask anyone who saw Clark on Saturday, June 4 to contact them.


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