Huntsville Police charge man with murder after woman’s body found in canal near Lowe Mill

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Ryon Oneal Russell (Photo: Huntsville Police)

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The Huntsville Police Department has charged a man with murder in connection to a Wednesday morning death investigation near Lowe Mill in Huntsville.

Ryon Oneal Russell (Photo: Huntsville Police)
Ryon Oneal Russell (Photo: Huntsville Police)

Officials say they found a body in the Pinhook Creek Canal around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday. Police later identified the body as 57-year-old Peggy Lynn Chambers Teichmiller.

Huntsville Police on the scene of a death investigation near Lowe Mill. (Courtney Crown,  WHNT News 19)
Huntsville Police on the scene of a death investigation near Lowe Mill. (Courtney Crown, WHNT News 19)

Huntsville Police Department Lt. Darryl Lawson said investigators were able to determine that Teichmiller was murdered. After pursuing leads, police arrested Ryon Oneal Russell and charged him with murder.

The case remains under investigation.

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