DeKalb County Woman Arrested for Kidnapping and Murder


A Fort Payne woman has been arrested for capital murder-kidnapping. Loretta Kay Carr allegedly kidnapped a woman and pushed her from a cliff nearly two years ago, in October 2021.

Authorities arrested Carr on Sunday and is being held in the DeKalb County Jail without bond. Carr has been charged with “intentionally causing” the  death of Mary Elizabeth Isbell “by pushing her off of a cliff.”