Investigation under way after man found dead in Lamar County

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A man in Lamar County is dead, and investigators with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, the State Bureau of Investigation and the 24th Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office are attempting to find out what happened.

Monday morning, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home on Steedley Road near Millport.

There, 40-year-old Andrew Patrick Cunningham was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

“Investigators are working really hard to piece together what happened to Mr. Cunningham,” said District Attorney Andy Hamlin. “If anyone has any information about Mr. Cunningham’s death, please contact my office or the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department.”

Hamlin’s office can be contacted at 205-367-9915 and the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office can be contacted at 205-695-7470.

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