Limestone Co. Coroner: 16-year-old died by drowning

Coroner says teen died by drowning

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - The Limestone County coroner now confirms that a 16-year-old found dead in the Elk River at the end of May died by drowning.

A toxicology report for Alonso hasn’t been finished.

16-year-old Miguel Alonso’s body was found by search crews on May 28th around 9:30 a.m.

Crews began searching for Alonso after he was reported missing on May 27th.

Alonso was last seen alive fishing near the boat ramp on Elk River Park Road. Investigators found a fishing pole and tarp in the area.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate Alonso’s death.

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