Update: Body Found at Alabama River Bridge Near Prattville Identified

UPDATE:

Montgomery police say the body found near U.S. Highway 31 at the Alabama River bridge has been identified as that of 27-year-old Joshua Thompson of Montgomery. Police say it appears Thompson was shot and killed in Montgomery.

This is Montgomery’s 53rd homicide of the year.

If you have a tip that could help police make an arrest, call CrimeStoppers at (334) 215-STOP.

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ORIGINAL:

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on the scene of body found.

MCSO Captain Robert Irsik said deputies were called out to the bridge on Highway 31 near Prattville.

The northbound side at the bridge is closed and traffic will soon be diverted southbound.

The sheriff’s office is asking people to avoid the area for the time being.

We have a crew heading to the scene. Stay with Alabama News Network for the very latest.

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