Krystal Lynn Franklin Death – Cause of Death: Mother of seven struck by bullet and killed outside residence.
Around 1:20 a.m. on Monday, 911 and Deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 200 block of Benny Short Road in the report of a shooting, major crimes investigator, Carl Carpenter said.
Upon officers arrival, an adult female who had been struck by a bullet was found dead on the scene.
She was identified as 33-year-old Krystal Lynn Franklin of Jasper, a mother of seven. Franklin was at the residence with her kids and her boyfriend who did some maintenance there. While she was outside smoking a cigarette when the gunshots went off and she was struck.
A suspect has been identified.