Updated Information: Death Of Bibb County Sheriff Is Being Reported

We are expecting a report from the scene shortly. Standby:

Update: 11/18/2016 – 11:50AM

A press conference was recently held regarding the death of Bibb County Sheriff Keith Hannah. Information on that press release can be found in our new article here: https://www.bibbvoice.com/2016/11/18/bibb-county-sheriff-office-press-conference-nov-18/

Update: 11/16/2016 – 2:59pm

Senator Cam Ward, representative for District 14 of the Alabama State Senate, expressed his condolences for Sheriff Hannah in a Tweet posted at 2:45PM.

Update:  11/16/2016 – 12:19pm

We have just received an update from Bibb County Sheriff’s officer, Kevin Lawrence, spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Department that prior reports of Sheriff Keith Hannah being found in the bathroom are incorrect.  He was actually found in his office according to Deputy Lawrence.

Update:  11/16/2016 – 11:49am

The Bibb Voice has just learned that District Attorney, Michael W. Jackson has asked the FBI to take over the investigation into the death of Bibb County Sheriff Keith Hannah.  FBI agents are expected to arrive in Bibb County within the hour.

Our understanding is that the current Bibb County Corner, Downey McGee will be, by law, the acting Bibb County Sheriff.

Original Article

The Bibb Voice is aware that numerous law enforcement personnel are currently gathered at the Bibb County Sheriffs office.   We have received numerous reports that the Bibb County Sheriff is deceased.   We are working to confirm these reports.

Officials have not yet released a statement.

We have a reporter on the scene and we will report more as information as it becomes available.

We are expecting a report from the scene shortly.


Birmingham news outlets are reporting:

Photos from on scene:  11/26/2016 – 10:20am:



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David Daniel, 67, is a resident of Bibb County and lives in Centreville. In 1982 David, with the help of wife Karen, designed and built the first Cable TV system in Bibb County which served all municipalities in the county. In 11/03/2008, David co-authored a book on behalf of the Centreville Historic Preservation Commission called "Bibb County", Images of America, ISBN: 9780738567297. More than 109 families and individuals contributed to this community effort. Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife and grandchildren and he enjoys working with local history enthusiasts.