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SBI conducting death investigation involving off-duty HPD officer

Published on January 7, 2022

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The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has requested the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) lead a death investigation related to an incident on Lawsons Ridge Drive that occurred Friday, Jan. 7.

SBI has charged HPD Officer David McCoy, who was off duty at the time of the incident, with capital murder. McCoy has been placed on administrative leave by HPD.

Any additional information about the case will be released by SBI.