Family confirms identity of burned body found inside of home on Shelton Beach Road


Prichard police are investigating after a burned body was found inside of a home on Shelton Beach Road in Eight Mile.

Authorities got the call around 3:30 a.m Saturday morning.

Mobile resident Ced McMillan confirms to Local 15 News that the victim found inside the home on Shelton Beach Road is his mother, Valerie Eldridge Harmon, 49. Harmon had four children and five grandchildren.

According to McMillan police records confirm that his mother was in an abusive relationship with a suspect whose name has not been released. McMillan, a local pastor, took to Facebook to express the grief of losing his mother. McMillan said that although he and his mother were not very close, he is deeply saddened by her death.

We will have updates to this story on Local 15 News at 5 p.m.