Madison County investigating homicide after man found in road

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The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating as a homicide the death of a man found on the road Tuesday night.

According to the sheriff’s office. the victim, who appears to have died from a gunshot wound, was identified as 28-year-old Ralph Parham of Madison County. He was found shortly before 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of Rustic Trail and Francis Amelia Drive after a 911 call from a driver.

Sheriff Kevin Turner said, “We want the public to know this was an isolated incident and our investigators are working diligently to bring a speedy closure to the case. We extend our sympathies to Mr. Parham’s family and want them to know we will not rest until the case is solved”.

The shooting is still under investigation and no other information has been released at this time. Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 256-722-7181 or submit a crime tips to

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