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Woman’s body found in east Gadsden, boyfriend charged with hindering prosecution

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Leon Marbury III was arrested and placed in the Etowah County Jail. Leon Marbury III was arrested and placed in the Etowah County Jail.
GADSDEN, AL -

The Gadsden Police Department is investigating the death of a 41-year-old woman.

Officers were called to the Forest River Apartments on George Wallace Drive around 8:30 a.m. Monday. They were there to conduct a welfare check on Vanessa Christine Lee.

According to police, the woman lived at the apartment with her boyfriend, Leon Marbury III.

Investigators say when they arrived, the discovered evidence suggesting a crime had been committed.

Authorities found Marbury nearby and took him in for questioning. They later charged him with hindering prosecution.

Monday night, around 7:00 p.m., Lee's body was found near the intersection of Fain and Davis Streets.

Right now, investigators are not saying how the woman was killed.

Marbury is being held in the Etowah County Jail and authorities say more charges are pending.

 

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