BY GENA HUFF, Editor
Charles T. Manning, 68, was reported missing by the Aliceville Senior Citizens Center Wednesday, July 18. A lunch tray provided by the Center had not been removed from his porch from the previous day. His family had not seen him
since Sunday, July 15. e last time Aliceville police could verify anyone having seen Manning was Monday, July 16.
Aliceville Police Chief Tonnie Jones conducted a welfare check on Man- ning and found the doors locked and no one at the residence. Jones noti ed the Pickens County Sher-
i ’s Department and the Greene County Sheri ’s Department. A Be on the Lookout (BOLO) was is- sued for Manning and his vehicle. Manning had rela- tives in Greene County and it was thought he may have driven there for a visit.
On Sunday, July 22, the Aliceville Police De- partment, Pickens County
Sheri ’s Department, and Greene County Sheri ’s Department conducted a search of the area both on ground and by o -road ve- hicles. A Greene County deputy spotted Manning’s vehicle o County Road 23 (also known as Lewis- ton Road), camou aged by heavy tree cover. A body was discovered inside the
vehicle and extricated by the Aliceville Fire Department. e Pickens County Cor- oner’s O ce identi ed the body as Charles Manning.
“I want to thank all those who helped with the search and worked the scene. I especially want to thank the Greene Coun- ty Sheri ’s Department for coming all the way
into Pickens County on four-wheelers,” said Jones.
Alabama State Troopers are investigating the acci- dent.
See complete story in the Pickens County Herald.