Authorities confirm identity of Rogersville man who died in custody, continue to investigate


MUSCLE SHOALS – Muscle Shoals police have confirmed the identity of a Rogersville man who died while in police custody early Tuesday morning.

Muscle Shoals Police Chief Robert Evans confirmed this morning at a press conference that 44-year-old Jason William Dickerson of Rogersville, died while in jail on misdemeanor charges.

Dickerson’s body was found between 5-6:oo am on Tuesday.

Evans said no foul play is suspected.

SBI will be handling the investigation.

Authorities say they will know more when the results from an autopsy come in.

Several friends of Dickerson, who had roots in Muscle Shoals, left eulogies and farewell messages on his Facebook page.

More details as they become available.


**Please join us in keeping our friend Jason Dickerson’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. He will truly be missed.**

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