Missing Alabama State U Student Adam Dowdell Found Dead Monday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Missing Alabama State University student Adam Dowdell Jr., has been found dead Monday in Montgomery County, according to officials.

The body of Dowdell, 22, was found Monday in Montgomery after the student was last seen departing his dorm room to go to an ATM Sept. 8, according to a missing persons poster.

Montgomery Police Capt. Saba Coleman said officers are conducting a death investigation after a male body was discovered about 2:45 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of Hutchinson Street near Interstate 85.

The body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

A cause of death was not provided.

No suspect information was provided.

ASU campus police were notified Wednesday that he was possibly missing.

“ASUPD has opened an active, ongoing investigation with help from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and assistance from surrounding law enforcement agencies,” ASU officials said Monday.

Police ask anyone with knowledge of this Dowdell’s death to call CrimeStoppers at 215- STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000 or MPD at 625-2831.

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Geo quick facts: Montgomery County is a county located in the State of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, its population was 229,363, making it the fourth-most populous county in Alabama. Its county seat is Montgomery, the state capital. Montgomery County is included in the Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

FL Man Robert Keahey ID’d As Pedestrian In Monday Night Tallahassee Fatal Vehicle Strike

LEON COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Robert Keahey, of Tallahassee, Florida, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal vehicle strike Monday night in Leon County.

Keahey, 54, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in Tallahassee Monday night.

According to reports, Keahey was on-foot in the area of Wilson Green Boulevard near Crawfordville Highway, when he was fatally struck by a vehicle Monday night around 8:30 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle remained on-scene and full cooperated with officials, however, the cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the incident should contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Leon County is a county in the Panhandle of the U.S. state of Florida. It was named after the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León. As of the 2010 census, the population was 275,487. The county seat is Tallahassee, which is also the state capital and home to many politicians, lobbyists, jurists, and attorneys – Wikipedia.

AL Man Randall Graham & Youth ID’d As Victims In Wednesday Night Double-Fatal Hamilton Vehicle Crash

MARION COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Randall Graham, of Brilliant, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a double-fatal Wednesday night vehicle crash in Marion County.

Graham, 27, was killed in a single-vehicle crash that also killed a juvenile and injured several others near Hamilton Wednesday night.

According to reports, Graham and the youth were riding as passengers in an SUV on County Road 20 in Hamilton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6:50 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then entered a culvert and rolled over.

Graham and the unnamed juvenile were both pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the vehicle and four additional passengers were transported to an area hospital with unknown non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the pair:

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Geo quick facts: Marion County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census the population was 30,776. The county seat is Hamilton. The county was created by an act of the Alabama Territorial General Assembly on February 13, 1818 – Wikipedia.

AL Woman Virginia Epps ID’d As Victim In Saturday Bankhead Fatal Motorcycle Crash

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Virginia Epps, of Harvest Alabama, hs been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday afternoon motorcycle accident in Lawrence County, Alabama.

Epps, 57, was killed in a motorcycle crash near Double Springs Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, Epps was traveling on a motorcycle as a passenger on AL-33 in the Bankhead National Forest community, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and wrecked Saturday around 2:30 p.m.

Virginia Epps was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The operator of the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lawrence County is a county in the northern part of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,339. This county has the highest number of residents who identify as Native American of any county in the state. The county seat is Moulton – Wikipedia.

SC Man Ned Wymer ID’d As Victim In Thursday Morning Lugoff Fatal Trike Collision

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Ned Wymer, of Elgin, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday morning motorcycle crash in Kershaw County.

Wymer, 72, was killed in a motorcycle crash involving a vehicle near Lugoff on Thursday morning.

According to reports, Wymer was operating a Harley Davidson Trike, when the trike was rear-ended by a vehicle in the area of Hwy 1 and Longtown Road in Lugoff around 9 a.m. Thursday.

A passenger on the trike was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

Wymer was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was transported with minor injuries.

It is unclear if anyone was cited in the collision or if any charges are pending.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Kershaw County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 61,697. The county seat and largest city is Camden. The county was created in 1791 from parts of Claremont, Lancaster, Fairfield, and Richland counties – Wikipedia.

OH Man Shin Iisaka ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Violet Township Fatal DUI Bicycle Collision

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Shin Iisaka, of Grandview Heights, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Tuesday evening bicycle collision involving a possible DUI driver in Fairfield County.

Iisaka, 47, was killed in a vehicle-versus-bicycle collision Tuesday night near Pickerington in Violet Township.

According to reports, Iisaka, a known cycling enthusiast, was operating his bicycle on Basil Western Rd near Pickerington Rd in Violet Township, when he was struck by suspected DUI driver, 42-year-old Joshua P. Osmar of Canal Winchester, around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Iisaka was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma and transported straight to the morgue.

Osmar is facing possible charges in the deadly incident.

Local news outlets identified the victim as, “Shin Isiaka.”

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Fairfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 146,156. Its county seat is Lancaster. Its name is a reference to the Fairfield area of the original Lancaster. Fairfield County is part of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

AL Woman Sarah Mills ID’d As Victim In Friday Morning Macon County Fatal Crash

MACON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Sarah E. Mills of Auburn, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a Macon County crash involving a Franklin fire truck on Interstate 85 Friday morning.

Mills, 21, was killed near Franklin on Friday morning in a multi-vehicle crash that also seriously injured a Franklin volunteer firefighter.

According to reports, Mills was operating a Honda Civic on I-85 near Franklin, when she came into contact with a Franklin Volunteer Fire Department Ford F-350 and a Freightliner semi-tractor around 6 a.m. Friday.

The unnamed firefighter was transported to an area hospital after sustaining serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Mills was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The big-rig driver was uninjured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Macon County is a county located in the east central part of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,452. Its county seat is Tuskegee. Its name is in honor of Nathaniel Macon, a member of the United States Senate from North Carolina – Wikipedia.

AL Man Joey Wayne Nelson ID’d As Victim In Saturday Notasulga Fatal Single-Vehicle Ejection Crash

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Notasulga, Alabama, Joey Wayne Nelson, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Alabama Saturday night.

Nelson, 51, was killed in a crash on Alabama 120 in Notasulga Saturday night.

According to officials, Nelson was operating a Chevrolet Trailblazer when the crash occurred on Pearson Road near AL-120 near Notasulga around at 11:50 p.m. Saturday night.

Officials said Nelson was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to WTVM.

Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Tallapoosa County is a county located in the east central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,616. Its county seat is Dadeville – Wikipedia.

AL Teen Landon Durham Smirks In Mugshot After Murdering Mother & Twin Siblings In Munford

MUNFORD, AL. (THECOUNT) — The Talladega County District Attorney has identified 16-year-old Landon Durham as the suspect charged in the triple-murder of his mother and his twin brothers.

Durham, who will be charged as an adult, is accused of fatally stabbing Holli Christina Durham and 13-year-old twins, Baron and Branson, in Talladega County. He is charged with capital murder.

The Alabama mother was found dead along with the twin teens inside a home in Munford on Tuesday.

Durham, aka, Holli Swafford Pierce, and the pair of 13 year olds, were found suffering from fatal stab wound Tuesday on Roy Lackey Ln.

There is no known motive in the grisly triple-murder.

There is no threat to the community at this time, say officials.

This is an ongoing homicide investigation and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone who has any information is encouraged to contact the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division at 256-761-2141 or leave an anonymous tip at www.talladegasheriff.com.

The teens were reportedly enrolled as students at Munford Middle School.

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Geo quick facts: Munford is a town in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,292. It is the location of what has been called the last battle of the Civil War east of the Mississippi, the Battle of Munford on April 23, 1865, being one week after the Battle of Columbus in Georgia – Wikipedia.

AL Mother And Two Teens Found Dead In Munford Identified As Holli, Branson & Baron Durham

MUNFORD, AL. (THECOUNT) — Holli Christina Durham has been identified as the Alabama mother found dead along with two teens, Branson and Baron, inside a home in Munford on Tuesday.

Durham, aka, Holli Swafford Pierce, and a pair of 13 year olds, were found suffering from fatal stab wound Tuesday on Roy Lackey Ln. A third sibling is missing and considered a person of interest, according to the sheriff.

There is no known motive in a grisly triple-murder.

There is no threat to the community at this time, say officials.

This is an ongoing homicide investigation and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone who has any information is encouraged to contact the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division at 256-761-2141 or leave an anonymous tip at www.talladegasheriff.com.

The teens were reportedly enrolled as students at Munford Middle School.

“Investigators are actively following leads and processing the scene for evidence,” authorities said Wednesday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Munford is a town in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,292. It is the location of what has been called the last battle of the Civil War east of the Mississippi, the Battle of Munford on April 23, 1865, being one week after the Battle of Columbus in Georgia – Wikipedia.