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UPDATE: Investigators rule mobile home park death a homicide

Huntsville Police said a 53-year-old woman was found dead in a trailer.
Huntsville Police said a 53-year-old woman was found dead in a trailer.

Huntsville police said a neighbor called 911 after hearing screams about a body.

Posted: Apr 27, 2018 5:54 AM
Updated: Apr 30, 2018 5:32 PM

Early morning screams helped launch an investigation into the death of a woman in west Huntsville.


Investigators said around 1 a.m., a resident of the Shady Grove RV and Mobile Home Community called 911 after they reported hearing someone screaming about a death.

Huntsville Police told WAAY 31 someone also flagged down an officer, and that person told the officer they discovered a dead woman inside a mobile home. 

When Huntsville Police along with fire are paramedics arrived, they found Diana Patrick, 53, dead inside one of the mobile homes.

They sub sequentially launched an investigation into her death. Police said they are investigating the case as a homicide, but have not released any other details. 

WAAY 31 reached out to the Madison County Coroner's office who said they will be conducting an autopsy Friday. 

The Coroner's office told WAAY 31 they are not releasing the cause of death at this time.

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