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Missing Person/Homicide Investigation

Jan 8th, 2022

On Friday, January 7, 2022, Mobile Police Department Assaults and Missing Person Unit assisted the Fairhope Police Department with the missing person case of Tammy Wedgeworth, 44, who was reported missing on January 3, 2022, from their jurisdiction.  The Mobile Police Department and the Fairhope Police Department located the vehicle and suspects who used Ms. Wedgeworth's credit card.  During the investigation, Ms. Wedgeworth's deceased body was found in Mobile.


On Saturday, January 8, 2022, Kenneth Colburn, 33, was arrested and charged with murder and fraudulent use of a credit card (X2), and Amanda Miller, 35, was charged with fraudulent use of a credit card (X2). 


No other details will be released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.



The Mobile Police Department reports that detectives located the decedent's vehicle on the 8600 block of Shaw Street.  During the search, Ms. Wedgeworth's body was found in a nearby ditch on Eliza Jordan Road.