Jackson County Woman’s Body Found in Forest

Jackson County Woman’s Body Found in Forest

David Hall, Reporter


Authorities have launched an investigation into the discovery of a woman’s body that was found in the Talladega National Forrest.

The woman’s body was found around 4 p.m. on Saturday approximately one mile from the Blue Hole Waterfall, and the Talladega Police Department was immediately notified.

The woman has since been identified as Mercedes Charlene Evans, 33, of Stevenson, AL.

Evans’ cause of death is pending autopsy and is currently under investigation by the Talladega Police Department. The TPD asks that anyone with any information related to the event contact investigators at 256-362-4508 or visit the department in person.