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No foul play suspected in body found in river

Published: Sep. 13, 2012 at 1:58 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 11, 2012 at 1:58 AM CDT
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Authorities hope to identify a body found in the Tennessee River on Wednesday night.
Authorities hope to identify a body found in the Tennessee River on Wednesday night.

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Decatur Police found a body in the Tennessee River near the railroad bridge on Wednesday night.

A boater spotted the body while walking along the river toward Riverwalk Marina and called Decatur Police.

Police were able to identify the man when family members recognized his tattoo. No foul play is suspected and the man died from drowning.

Members of the Morgan County Rescue Squad, Decatur Fire and Rescue, and the Limestone County Coroner's Office assisted in recovering the body.

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