Arab Police Identify Man Found Dead Next To Warehouse

Posted on: 5:08 pm, January 14, 2013, by , updated on: 09:30am, January 15, 2013

Arab Police at the scene (Photo: Carson Clark, WHNT News 19)

Arab Police at the scene (Photo: Carson Clark, WHNT News 19)

ARAB, Ala. (WHNT) – Arab Police have released the name of a man found dead Monday evening. 

The man was James William Whited, 23, of Huntsville.  His body was found in a drainage ditch around 5 p.m. next to Arab Cartage and Express, a trucking company on Nathan Road.

Whited’s body was sent to the Alabama Medical Examiner’s Office, where tests will be done to determine how he died.

No word on how long his body had been there.