A body has been found inside an abandoned Pine Hill residence.
The Alabama Department of Insurance Criminal Investigations Division Arson/ Code Bureau (ALDOI) arrived at the scene on Sand Pit Rd. at approximately 8:15 Wednesday evening, along with the Wilcox County Sheriff’s Dept. and Pine Hill PD.
The body of Demarcus Coleman was first discovered by family members. One man claiming to be Coleman’s uncle said that the house had become demented by fire just week’s prior to the deceased being found. However, there was no evidence of Coleman inside the home when the fire occured.
At this time, the cause of death has not been determined.
Read the full story in next week’s edition of THE WILCOX PROGRESSIVE ERA.