Authorities recover body in the water near Port of Decatur

Authorities recover body in the water near Port of Decatur
Source: Morgan County Rescue Squad (Source: Morgan County Rescue Squad)

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Rescue Squad, Decatur Police, and Decatur Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a body in the water near the Port of Decatur Tuesday morning.

The body of the unidentified black male was found around 7:30 a.m. near the port. Morgan County Rescue was able to retrieve the body with their rescue boat.

The man’s body has been sent to a forensics team in Huntsville for identification.

No further details are available at this time.

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