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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating a body that was discovered near the 4400 block of Torrance Drive, just north of Highway 72 and west of Jordan Lane on Monday evening.

Police say the body of William Earl Battle, 47, was found along a path frequently used as a cut-through for people who live near Hillside Village Apartments to go to the store.

Investigators say Battle’s sister had last seen him earlier Sunday afternoon.  Police say he was in an intoxicated state.

Battle’s body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. However, foul play is not suspected at this time.