Body discovered in water near Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge headquarters

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Officials recovered a body near the headquarters of the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge on Friday morning.

Decatur Public Information Liaison Emily Long confirmed to WAFF that the body was discovered in the water on the north side of Point Mallard Parkway behind the headquarters.

The discovery occurred around 9:42 a.m.

The Decatur Police Department is on the scene.

Watch this story for more details later today.

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