- Associated Press - Saturday, July 15, 2017

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Decatur Police say a body has been found in the woods behind a business on Central Parkway.

WAAY-TV reports officers found a man inside a tent Saturday who had been dead for “an extended amount of time.”

Police say they are notifying the deceased man’s family before releasing his identity. Authorities say he was a homeless person.

An investigation is ongoing, and police said an autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death.

___

Information from: WAAY-TV, https://www.waaytv.com/

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide