Police: Body found is that of homeless man
Jul. 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, http://www.waaytv.com/