Body found in creek in Cherokee Co.

Cherokee County, Alabama authorities are investigating the discovery of a body which was found floating on Cowan Creek early Monday afternoon. According to reports, an individual who was mowing grass near the boat dock’s, discovered a white female floating and called 9-1-1 at 2:25 Monday afternoon. Cherokee County Sheriff’s Investigator Seth Rochester said that the victim is possibly from the Floyd County area and that right now the incident is being treated as a possible suicide. The investigation is ongoing at this time and we’ll have more as additional information is made available.