CORONER: MISSING ALABAMA MAN FOUND BY LAKE WAS SHOT TO DEATH

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A missing man found dead at the edge of the lake was fatally shot and now authorities in Alabama are investigating the case as a homicide.

News outlets report the body was identified Tuesday as 18-year-old Sean Avant Jr. He was found dead at Bayview Lake in Jefferson County on Monday.

The county coroner’s office says he died from a gunshot wound. Birmingham police say he had not been seen since last Thursday.

The sheriff’s office is investigating. No suspects or arrests have been announced.

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2/13/2020 6:57:48 AM (GMT -6:00)

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