Family of woman who drowned in creek creates fundraiser for funeral expenses

Mobile County

UPDATE 6/28/19 4:21PM – The family of Angela Bowman has created a fundraiser to help with funeral expenses. The Facebook fundraiser page says: “Ms Angie was a very caring mother , daughter ,and sister even a wonderful friend to have and she deserves the best send away to heaven so please consider donating her family and I would really appreciate it..”

If you would like to donate to the family, CLICK HERE.

UPDATE 6/28/19 9:56AM – Angela Bowman’s death was an accidental drowning, according to Mobile Police. Investigators say there was no evidence of foul play.

UPDATE: 6/27/19 10:40AM – Mobile Safety Director James Barber confirms to News 5 that the woman’s body found in Halls Mill Creek Wednesday morning is that of Angela Bowman.

Bowman was last seen walking away from her home on June 15th, around 3:30 in the afternoon.

Barber confirms this is a homicide investigation. Bowman’s body was identified by her tattoos. However, the body will be DNA tested for positive identification.

Stick with News 5 for updates on this story.

UPDATE (1:25 p.m.) — Mobile Police confirm the body found in Halls Mill Creek is female.

ORIGINAL: Mobile Police are investigating a body found in Halls Mill Creek.

Police say they responded to a report of a body floating in the water at the end of Shipyard Road around 10:30 Wednesday morning. Police went out in the water and pulled the remains to the shore.

Police are working to confirm the identity of the body. Police say the body could have been in the water from 48-72 hours.

This is a developing story.

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