Huntsville Police investigate apparent murder, first of 2012 - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Police investigate apparent murder, first of 2012

Huntsville Police are investigating what they say is the first official murder of the year. Huntsville Police are investigating what they say is the first official murder of the year.
Delois Lightford (Source: Family) Delois Lightford (Source: Family)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A welfare check led to the discovery of a murder victim.

Huntsville Police said Delois Lightford's relatives found her dead with several gunshot wounds in a home Friday afternoon in the 3600 block of Maggie Avenue,.

Police are investigating the 54-year-old's death as the city's first homicide of the year.

The investigation is ongoing.

We have a crew on the scene and will bring you more details as they become available.

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