Body recovered near creek in East Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — 

An investigation is underway after a body is discovered near a creek off the Tallapoosa Street exit on Monday.

Investigators with Birmingham Police say someone picking up trash discovered the body Monday morning next to the creek at the intersections of Tallapoosa Street and 17th Avenue. Investigators are calling it an unclassified death investigation. 

The body will be examined by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office to determine if the body is a male or female, and whether foul play is involved.

Stay with CBS 42 as we continue to follow this developing situation.

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