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Body found near Yellow Creek identified; homicide investigation underway

Jennifer Nevin, 23 (Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit)

UPDATE (5:35 P.M.)

Investigators with the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit identified the body found in the Yellow Creek community as 23-year-old Jennifer Raven Nevin of Tuscaloosa.

Metro Homicide asks anyone who has seen anything suspicious in this area or knows any leads to please contact them at (205) 464-8690 or Crimestoppers at (205) 752-7867.

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Around noon on Monday July 17th, Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide received a report from a gas methane worker who found a female body on the side of a dirt road next to a gas methane well on Phelps Road and Watermelon Road in the Yellow Creek community.

Metro Homicide believes foul play occurred. The female appeared to be in her mid-teens to mid-thirties. The body does not appear to have been at the location for long.

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ABC 33/40 will update this story as Metro Homicide continues to collect evidence, find a cause of death, and identify the female.

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