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Decatur police investigating after body found in woods

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

At 9:40 a.m. Saturday, Decatur police received a report that a body had been found behind the Morgan County District Shop on Central Parkway.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a dead male in a tent. The homeless man appeared to have been deceased for an extended amount of time.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit and the Morgan County Coroner Jeff Chunn were notified and responded.

Decatur Fire and Rescue also responded.

Authorities identified the man as 51-year-old Clifton Randill Robinson.

The man’s body has been transported to the Alabama Dept. of Forensics in Huntsville for an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing.

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