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62-year-old Huntsville man died from blunt force trauma, murder investigation underway

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police confirmed on Wednesday that 62-year-old Neal Boykin of Huntsville was killed by blunt force trauma. Police began a death investigation for the case on Saturday, but they have now confirmed they are investigating the incident as a homicide.

The investigation centers around a home on the 2100 block of Medaris Road in northwest Huntsville.

Police were called for a welfare check on Saturday afternoon. When they arrived, they found Boykin dead inside.

Huntsville Police previously told us they were waiting on an autopsy to determine the cause of death.