Scottsboro Police investigate murder-suicide

Scottsboro AL- On February 10, 2021 at 6:15 a.m. the Scottsboro Police Department received a call in reference to a suspicious vehicle stopped in the roadway at Maple St. and N. Houston St. Officers arrived on scene and discovered that both occupants of the vehicle appeared to have suffered fatal gunshot wounds and were deceased. The female victim was eight months pregnant and transported to Highlands Medical Center in an attempted to rescue the unborn child.

Through the actions of first responders and medical staff at Highlands Medical Center, the child was born and then transported to Huntsville Hospital for further care.

The occupants have been identified as (victim) Amber Michelle Coffman, 35 of Hollywood,  Ala., and (suspect) Owen Deanglo Williamson, 33 of Hollywood, Ala. Preliminary investigation indicates that this is a murder-suicide. The motive is unknown and the investigation is ongoing.

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