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Woman’s body found in pickup truck, husband surrenders

August 16, 2021 GMT

MARION, Ala. (AP) — Authorities plan charges against a man who surrendered to police Monday after his wife’s body was found in the back of their pickup truck. reported that officials were working to get a murder warrant against Jimmy Woods, 34, of Marion.

Firefighters and police were sent to a home early Sunday and found the residence ablaze. Relatives on the scene said the couple who lived there were unaccounted for, but a search didn’t turn up anyone inside.

The couple’s pickup truck was found more than 12 hours later on a road. The vehicle seemed abandoned until the women’s body was found in the rear, Steele said.

Authorities didn’t immediately release the name of the victim, and an autopsy will determine the cause of death.