UPDATE: Body of Columbus woman found in Lee County creek along Lee Rd. 454

Body of adult female found in Lee County along Lee Rd. 454

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - The body of a woman located in Lee County along Lee Rd. 454 Friday afternoon has been identified.

According to the Lee County Coroner’s Office, 47-year-old Amy Katherine Hagler of Columbus was found face down in the creek water.

Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones says that deputies received a call at approximately 12:35 p.m. CST from a passing motorist of what appeared to be a body in a creek.

The body was found in Landmark subdivision north of Phenix City in southeast Lee County.

The cause of death is currently unknown. Hagler’s body was taken to the medical examinier’s office of the alabama Department of Forensic Sciencees in Montgomery for a postmortem examination.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651, the Lee County Coroner’s Office at 334-737-3620, or the Coroner’s Secret Witness Line at 334-745-8686.

The case remains under investigation.

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