Alabama woman accused of killing elderly mother, police mum on why she is a murderer

Source: Limestone County Detention Center; MEGA

Sep. 12 2021, Published 4:53 p.m. ET

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Authorities in Alabama charged a woman with the death of her elderly mother. But, officials have not released any details about why she is a killer.

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Athens, Alabama, police responded to a request for medical assistance at a home in the 1200 block of Seventh Avenue around 4 p.m. on Sept 10.

First responders arrived on the scene and met with 58-year-old Tammie Doss. They then found her deceased 86-year-old mother, Flora Doss, with whom she shared the home, Athens Police Captain Trevor Harris told The News Courier.

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Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Tammie Doss late Friday night after investigating the circumstances surrounding Flora Doss’s death. She was charged with murder, but officials did not release any details regarding what made her a suspect.

Tammie Doss was booked at Athens police headquarters before being transferred to the Limestone County Detention Center, and was ordered held on $25,000 bond.

Anyone with information about the death of Flora Doss is asked to contact the Athens Police Department at (256) 233-8700.


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