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Cause of death released in Madison Co. homicide

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Police responded to a home on Laster Lane in Madison County. Police responded to a home on Laster Lane in Madison County.
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MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Authorities released a cause of death in a Madison County homicide.

On Tuesday, Jeffrey Prince Elmore was arrested and charged in connection with the death of his common law wife, Susan Elaine Adkins.

Investigators said preliminary autopsy results indicated the cause of death was suffocation. 

Sgt. Brian Chaffin said Adkins was found dead inside her home on Laster Lane off Buckridge Drive during a welfare check.

Authorities said the homicide was possibly alcohol related.

Elmore was booked into the Madison County Jail. He is being held under $75,000 bond.

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