Body found floating in Tennessee River in Florence identified

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FLORENCE, Ala. – A fisherman spotted something suspicious in the water at McFarland Park campground and called the police.

The Florence Police Department dive team and the Florence Fire and Rescue marine unit went to the area to investigate.

Police confirm they found the body of Walter Bailey, 51, of Florence, floating in the Tennessee River.

Police are unsure where Bailey entered the water.

Alabama Marine Police are assisting in the investigation.

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