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.
— Cam Ward (@SenCamWard) November 16, 2016
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.
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:
Bibb County DA Michael Jackson says Bibb County Sheriff Keith Hannah has died. Working to get more information right now.
— Kelvin Reynolds (@Fox6Kelvin) November 16, 2016
— Venton Blandin (@VentonBlandinTV) November 16, 2016
— Marlei Martinez (@MarleiWVTM13) November 16, 2016
— ABC 33/40 News (@abc3340) November 16, 2016