Man Sought in Death of Haleyville Woman


The body of Vicky Denise Liverett Howton, 53, was discovered Friday afternoon, August 31, in an unoccupied house at 1630 9th Avenue. Reportedly she had previously lived in the house and it was used to store household items. Her body was removed by members of the Haleyville Fire Department and sent to the Alabama Forensics Lab in Huntsville. On Tuesday afternoon, the preliminary report was returned to the Haleyville Police Department which stated she did not die of natural causes. Haleyville Police Investigator Tim Steien went back to the house to recover items to take to the lab as part of the investigation to determine what and who caused the death. Vicky had three children, two girls, and a son, who had placed missing posters around town earlier in the week.

A man from Mississippi, Randall Walker, who Vicky had met online had been living with her at another house on 9th Avenue is presently being sought in regards to her death. Reportedly, family members had tried to contact her since Sunday, August 28. At first, Walker gave excuses as to why she could not be contacted. Communication with Walker ended on Wednesday. The body was found on Friday. He was last seen driving a gold or beige 1999 Ford F-150 long base, single cab pickup with a Mississippi handicap tag B4198.