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Posted on: September 7, 2019

Gibson Road Death Investigation Update

On Friday, September 6, 2019, at approximately 11:00 A.M., deputies were called to the scene of a domestic violence related incident on Gibson Road.  Upon arrival, deputies found one person deceased.  The victim has been identified as Johnny Lee Payne, 45 years of age from Shelby, Alabama.  At this time, no formal charges have been filed against anyone in this case, however, the investigation has not concluded and will continue. 

Anyone with additional information about this case should contact the Shelby County Sheriff's Office directly at (205) 669-4181, the Secret Witness Line at (205) 669-9116, or through our website at by clicking on the "Report a Crime" link under the "Helpful Links" section.  

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