Body Found Between Jackson and Marshall Counties Identified


Local authorities have confirmed that the body found in the river near the border between Jackson and Marshall counties on August 18, 2023, has been identified as 25-year-old Jamari Jajuan Moore, a resident of Scottsboro, Alabama. The circumstances surrounding his death have been classified as a homicide.

The investigation has been undertaken by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Scottsboro Police Department. Their efforts have been supplemented by resources from the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Officials are encouraging anyone who possesses relevant information regarding the incident to come forward and aid in the investigation. Captain Tim Creel of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office can be reached at 256-574-2610 for individuals willing to contribute any information that might assist in shedding light on the circumstances surrounding Jamari Jajuan Moore’s death.