Tuscaloosa County Death under Investigation

Contact: John S. Robison, State Fire Marshal
(334) 241-4166


Investigators from the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences and the State Fire Marshals Office are currently investigating a fire and death occurring just prior to midnight December 31st.

The fire, discovered by a neighbor, involves a one-story wood frame dwelling occupied by Lynn Corley of 19356 Old Moore’s Bridge Road near Fayette. Investigators are working to identify the remains of the victim found in the house, as well as the origin, cause and circumstances of the fire and death.

No smoke alarm is believed to have been in the house at the time of the fire.