Missing Thorsby man found dead

Published 1:04 pm Wednesday, September 14, 2016

From Staff Reports

Cornelius Tyrone Wade was reported missing on Aug. 5, 2016, by a family member. The original report was made to the Thorsby Police Department. A joint investigation was launched by the Thorsby Police Department, the Clanton Police Department, and the Chilton County Sheriff’s Department.

On Sept. 12, 2016, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency joined the investigation. At approximately 12:40 p.m. that same day, a body was discovered near Wade’s residence. The body was positively identified as Cornelius Tyrone Wade. The investigation is ongoing. Once completed, the results will be presented to the first available grand jury in Chilton County.