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Dayton murder suspect found dead in Falkville

According to Morgan County Coroner, Jeff Chunn, police officers discovered the body of Dante...
According to Morgan County Coroner, Jeff Chunn, police officers discovered the body of Dante Hawes, from Dayton, Ohio, in a car on Buster Road around 2 p.m.(MGN ONLINE)
Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 8:51 PM CDT
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FALKVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The body of a 32-year-old man was found in a car in Falkville on Thursday.

According to Morgan County Coroner, Jeff Chunn, Falkville police officers discovered the body of Dante Hawes, from Dayton, Ohio, in a car on Buster Road around 2 p.m.

Chunn said Hawes died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to Mike Swafford with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Hawes was a suspect in the killing of his girlfriend and a young girl in Dayton on Wednesday.

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