On August 11, 2021 at about 10:00 pm, Dothan Police Officers responded to the 2300 block of Huskey Road for a person down call. The 911 caller told police they had found what appeared to be a human body in a grassy area off the roadway. Officers responded, confirmed the presence of a body, and secured the crime scene for further investigation. Investigators from Criminal Investigations Division Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene to start the death investigation.
After investigation, the victim has been identified and family members have been notified of her death. The victim was identified by fingerprints as Dorothy Diane Sims (66) of Dothan. The investigation into the events surrounding Ms. Sims’ death is still under investigation. If anyone has any information about this incident or if anyone saw Ms. Sims on August 10 or 11, we are asking they contact Investigator M. Owens or Sergeant R. Hall at 334-615-3632, or they can remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at 334-793-7000.
Our deepest condolences are with Ms. Sims’ family during this time.