ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Albertville Police are investigating a body found on Martling Road near the double bridges.
Albertville Fire and Rescue, Albertville Police and the Marshall County coroner responded to the area, also known as Red Mill, Saturday night.
Officials tell WHNT News 19 the body is an elderly man’s. They say they believe the man went to the area to fish and something went wrong.
They haven’t said if the man fell accidentally, or something else happened to cause him to fall.
Officials say the man’s family hadn’t heard from him since 8 a.m. Saturday, and they went looking for him. Officials say family members found the man’s body over the guardrail on the side of Martling Road.
The man’s name isn’t being released, but we’re told he is from Marshall County.