Opp investigating death of female

Published 9:00 am Tuesday, December 27, 2022

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The Opp Police Department has opened a death investigation after a woman was found unresponsive.

According to officials, police responded to a home on the 600 block of W. Covington Avenue at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, after receiving a call about the unresponsive female.

Upon arrival, officers found Kimberly Renee Cowen, 62, of Opp deceased in a bedroom of the home. A death investigation was initiated and a search warrant was executed. Drug evidence was seized from the residence, according to officials.

The body was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences to determine the cause of death.

Assisting the OPD at the scene were the Opp Fire Department and an officer with the Covington County District Attorney’s Office.