According to Opp Police Chief Kevin Chance, inAugust 16, around 4:32 pm, the Opp Police Department was notified by EMS and Opp Fire of an unresponsive female at the 400 Block of West Street.
Upon arrival officers and investigators located a 43-year old female deceased in a bedroom inside the residence. A search warrant was obtained and narcotics were found inside the residence. The deceased female has been sent to the Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy in an effort to determine the cause of death. Preliminary investigation did not reveal any signs of violence.
The identification of the deceased female is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The Covington County District Attorneys Office is assisting Opp PD with this investigation.
“We would like to thank Opp Fire and Haynes Ambulance Service for their assistance. “