Updated: 9:00 a.m Monday

Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide released information saying the victim is a 53 year old black male. As of right now after processing the scene and talking with witnesses they don’t suspect foul play. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

Sunday night:

Northport Police say a body was found Sunday evening at the corner of Bridge Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in Northport.

Northport Police Assistant Chief Keith Carpenter says Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide is on the scene as both agencies work to determine the identity of the body and where it came from.

Police say this does not seem to be related to a traffic accident.

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This article will be updated as additional details become available.

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