Death Investigation Overnight In Bethel Community

by | Jul 9, 2017 | 911, Breaking News, County News, Cullman, Public Safety

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Multiple investigators with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office took part in the death investigation along with Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick.

Emergency responders were dispatched by Cullman e911 to a rural location along County Road 1094 late Saturday evening in the Bethel Community. The nature of the call concerned a medical situation involving a man down in his workshop area with a potential serve injury to his upper torso and/or head.

A team from Cullman Emergency Medical Services along with EMT members of Jones Chapel, Logan and Sardis Volunteer Fire Departments converged on the address.

An Air Evac medical helicopter was also dispatched to the scene soon after the original call came in. Air intervention was cancelled by responders who first discovered the man.

This location is less than a mile away by the crow flies from the famous Clarkson (Legg) Covered Bridge.

Multiple investigators with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office took part in the death investigation along with Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick.

Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry indicated this afternoon that no suspicion of foul play was involved after investigators conducted an investigation into last night’s death.

Coroner Kilpatrick has carried out a physical examination of the deceased with the initial conclusion that the man died at the scene of what appears to be natural causes.

Sheriff Gentry had these words of condolence for the friends and family:

“Anytime some dies it is tragic and an incredible emotional loss. When it happens unexpectedly, it can be a tremendous shock. My prayers go out to the friends and family of the gentleman who passed away.”

County Road 1094 in Bethel
Death Investigation Overnight In Bethel Community

Timothy Collins

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