UPDATE: Former Hoover Police Officer arrested in estranged wife’s death

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MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. (AP/WZDX) — A former Alabama police officer with a history of domestic violence arrests has surrendered to authorities hours after his estranged wife was found dead in a parking lot.

Mountain Brook police Lt. Chuck Clark said officers discovered 31-year-old Megan Montgomery’s body early Sunday on the property of a school. Police named her husband, Jason McIntosh, a suspect. McIntosh’s attorney confirmed he coordinated the surrender of his client. Formal charges are pending.

McIntosh resigned from his post as a Hoover officer in March amid a state investigation into a fight between he and Montgomery in which she was shot and wounded.

Records obtained by news outlets show McIntosh was charged with domestic violence in May following another fight with Montgomery. They were married then but had since filed for divorce.


ORIGINAL STORY (12/1):

MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. – The Mountain Brook Police Department is investigating the death of a young woman after her body was found outside of an athletic complex.

Police say the victim’s body was found early Sunday morning, Dec. 1, in the parking lot of the Mountain Brook Athletic Complex in the 3600 block of Bethune Dr.

Police are investigating her death as a homicide. Authorities have not released the identity of the victim; updates will be made as they become available.

             
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