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Sheriff: Person found dead off Highway 280 near Chelsea Park area

Published: Aug. 9, 2016 at 7:22 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:06 PM CDT
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CHELSEA, AL (WBRC) - Shelby County deputies are investigating after a person was found dead off of Highway 280 near Chelsea Park Drive Tuesday afternoon.

Major Ken Burchfield says the body was found in a vehicle and is believed to have been there for about 24 hours.

He said at this time, they have not confirmed cause of death and there are no suspects.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family.

We have a crew en route to gather more information so check back for updates to this breaking story.

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