Body of missing man found in Morgan County

LACEY'S SPRING, AL (WAFF) - A missing Morgan County man was found dead Wednesday.

Sheriff Franklin said that preliminary investigation has identified a found body as that of Franklin Payne. A death investigation is now underway.

The Morgan County coroner and Sheriff's investigators were on the scene where Payne's body was found behind a home in Lacey's Spring.

At least three deputy cars are on the scene on Dry Creek Cove Road, and an area was been roped off with crime tape.

This case is still under investigation.

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