Freeport Death Probed

Walton County sheriff's deputies arrested a woman after her boyfriend was found dead in the driveway of a Freeport home.

Arrested was Jennifer Lynn Highers. Authorities are investigating the death of her boyfriend Bruce Allen Bates.

The 38-year-old Freeport man was found dead in his driveway Friday night, reportedly run over.

They believe his death may have been part of a domestic dispute between Bruce and Highers.

Highers was later found in Freeport, arrested and charged with DUI. No other charges have been filed.

Walton County deputies are still investigating the incident.

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