Body found in Fort Payne creek identified
FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Police have identified the body found last week in a small creek as a man from Jacksonville, Ala.
Police said Tuesday morning that the body was James Thomas Phillips, 25.
Someone reported the man’s body in a small creek off Prestwood Avenue on March 21.
The body was sent off for an autopsy to determine identification and a possible cause of death.
Police said preliminary results from that autopsy showed no violent trauma that could have led to Phillips’ death.