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Death investigation underway in Opp

Law enforcement officials are investigating after a male was found dead on Saturday.

According to Opp Police Chief Kevin Chance, on March 4,  around 12:55 PM, Opp Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 2300 Block of West Cummings Avenue to a possible deceased male inside the residence.

Upon arrival, Officers located a Kelvin Burks (age 41) of Opp deceased inside the kitchen area of the residence.   

Criminal Investigators were called to the scene.  A search warrant was obtained for the residence by investigators.

Burks has been transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy to assist in determining the cause of death.  OPD is being assisted by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) & the Covington County District Attorney’s Office with this investigation.  


  1. Christie Lindsey on March 5, 2023 at 10:21 pm

    My sincere condolences to the Family, he was a great Pastor. So Heart Broken..

  2. Covington County Mass Choir on March 8, 2023 at 10:15 pm

    He was our dynamic narrator for our choir. Kind, silly at times, but boosted us during our performances. His holy ghost anointing showered upon us prior us performing each song. We love you Kelvin! He will always be with us in our minds and during our appearances in spirit.

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