Body found in West Huntsville; New details about fugitive killed in shootout

Good Monday evening to you!

A woman was found dead in an apartment off of Sparkman Drive Monday afternoon. Tonight: what we have learned about the case and the victim. Shumuriel Ratliff will have a live report.

We have new details released today about how a South Carolina fugitive died after getting into a shootout with Huntsville Police. The incident happened Friday at a mobile home park off Slaughter Road. Tonight, what the preliminary autopsy shows and why Brent Dotson was among South Carolina's most sought-after fugitives.

Students in Decatur will have an extra layer of security when school starts back next week. That is because the school system spent about $50,000 on new school security upgrades. Sarah Navoy takes a look at the new measures in place designed to make the schools a safer and more secure environment.

Join us tonight at 10 for these stories and more.

I'll see you then!

Kim Essex

WAFF 48 News