MAN FOUND DEAD NEAR UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SEPT. 11 IDENTIFIED

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has identified the man found dead by utility workers on the outskirts of the University of Alabama campus on Sept. 11.

Lt. Jack Kennedy with TVCU said in a statement the body was sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for autopsy and identification.

The man was identified as 42-year-old Patrick Tucker, who was reported missing by his wife at the end of August.

Tucker’s cause of death is believed to be accidental.

Kennedy said no other details will be released at this time.

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