Murder Investigation in Madison County


MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WZDX) - Investigators are trying to piece together the bizarre details of a murder in Hazel Green.

Late Tuesday afternoon, investigators say Jeffrey Elmer confessed to the murder of long-time girlfriend Susan Adkins.

Her body was discovered by Madison County Sheriff's deputies around noon when they responded to a welfare check at a home on Laster Lane.

Investigators say they immediately suspected foul play.

We're told Elmer confessed to murdering Adkins.

He is charged with murder and being held on a $75,000 bond.

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