Coroner releases name of body found in river; Muscle Shoals Police handling investigation

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Updated: Dec. 1, 2019 at 5:45 PM CST
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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WAFF) - The Colbert County Coroner released the name of a body found Sunday afternoon in the water near the Singing River Bridge.

A man’s body was found near the bank close to the Rockpile Hiking Trail. The coroner identified the victim as James Allan Hovis of Sheffield.

No foul play is expected in this case.This is a developing story and we’ll give you the First Alert as soon as we get new information here on air and on social media.

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