DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — The Decatur Police Department says no foul play is suspected after a body was pulled from the water on September 13.
Authorities say the victim, a white man, was determined to be from out of state.
Around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, DPD Officers were dispatched to the Osprey Point Boat Ramp at Highway 67 and Hickory Hill Road for a reported body found in the water.
When officers arrived, they found the body of a man near the edge of the waterway.
According to the DPD, an investigation has revealed no obvious signs of foul play, and while a cause of death is pending a toxicology report, current evidence is consistent with an overdose-related death.
While the family has been notified, the DPD will not release the victim’s name, as information regarding overdose-related deaths is not given out.