Alabama suspect apparently kills self as deputies attempt traffic stop, sheriff says

Published 6:08 am Friday, February 10, 2023

An Alabama man suspected of being involved in a case of a volunteer coach having sexual contact with children apparently killed himself as police attempted to pull him over in a traffic stop Thursday night.

Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said deputies tried to pull over the suspect on Highway 21 in Oxford, Alabama, Thursday night.

As deputies approached the suspect’s vehicle a gunshot rang out. Deputies discovered the suspect had shot and killed himself.

Deputies did not immediately identify the suspect, saying the cases were still under investigation.