Authorities identify Woodville murder victim

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - A forensic exam positively identified the body found in Woodville as a missing Huntsville man, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

David Christen Lorenzo Rivamonte's body was found buried near a home on County Road 86 on Sept. 14.

Brandon Blaine Berry, 31, is charged with Rivamonte's kidnapping and murder. Court documents indicate Rivamonte was shot with a handgun.

Authorities haven't said what may have led to the killing. Huntsville police said Rivamonte, 30, was reported missing Sept. 8.

Berry is being held in the Jackson County Jail.

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