Local obituary notices in Opelika, AL
Monday Dec 15 | via Alabama Live
Opelika High School football player and Auburn signee Jakell Mitchell puts on his Auburn hat Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, during a National Signing Day ceremony in Opelika, Ala. Mitchell's funeral will be held at noon on Saturday at Greater Peace Baptist Church at 650 Jeter Avenue in Opelika. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via WALB-TV Albany
Friends and family are holding a candlelight vigil for Auburn freshman shot and killed at an Auburn apartment complex early Sunday morning. The vigil is being held for Mitchell on Monday at 6 p.m., downtown Opelika at the fountain. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Morning Call
An 18-year-old Auburn University football player was shot dead early on Sunday at an apartment complex near his campus in eastern Alabama, and a male suspect was later arrested, police said. Jakell Mitchell, from Opelika, Ala., sustained multiple gunshot injuries to the chest, according to a statement from Auburn Police, who found him in a vehicle leaving the area. Comment?
Nov 19, 2014 | via WTVM
R Hoyt Hardin, Austin Augustine, Dylan Bieber, and Deputy Bart Hart Lowered flags at the Elmore Co. Courthouse/ A wreath on the front door of the Elmore Co. Comment?
Nov 3, 2014 | via Alabama Live
A 3-year-old boy has died from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a vehicle on Samford Court in Opelika. The boy died Sunday at 5:25 a.m. in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston, according to a news release issued by the Lee County Coroner's office. Comment?
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