Jackson County man dies when fishing boat capsizes

Northeast Alabama
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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has died when the fishing boat he was in capsized.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office told news outlets that three men were fishing Friday night on flooded property near Raccoon Creek near Scottsboro. Deputies said the boat his something and overturned. Two of the men made it back to shore.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jaron Willmon of Jackson County drowned.

The sheriff’s department confirmed that the Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue Squad found Willmon’s body early Saturday.

The death is still under investigation.

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