TEEN FOUND DEAD OVER WEEKEND RULED ACCIDENTAL DROWNING

Tuscaloosa homicide investigators say the death an 18-year-old found dead over the weekend has been ruled an accidental drowning.

The body was found by a passerby on Saturday around 3:45 p.m., in a drainage ditch near PNC Bank on Skyland Boulevard.

Police said the victim was reported missing on Jan. 20, and was last seen walking near the area where he was found.

No foul play is suspected, and the victim’s name has not yet been released.

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