Woman charged with murder after body found on Lee Road 705 in Opelika

Shakeisar Peavy
Shakeisar Peavy(Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 3:03 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 7:08 PM EDT
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LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest following the investigation into a man found dead on Lee Road 705 in Opelika.

Lee County Investigators say 38-year-old Shakeisar Peavy has been arrested and charged with murder.

According to officials, on Monday morning, August 8, at approximately 12:57 a.m., Lee County deputies received a 911 call reporting a possible shooting at a residence in the 200 block of Lee Road 705 in Opelika.

Deputies made entry into the residence and located a 33-year-old Terrence Melton who had suffered what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was unresponsive, and Lee County Coroner Daniel Sexton pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Peavy is currently held in the Lee County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding this crime should contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-737-7155.

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