UPDATE — Cordova Public Safety announced on Facebook that the person recovered from Warrior River earlier Friday was Robert Leith who went missing earlier this week.

Leith had gone missing on Sunday, July 12 around 6:19 pm according to Cordova Public Safety.

He was found in the waters of Cane Creek.

Cordova Public Safety asks the community to pray for the family of Mr. Leith and thanks everyone involved in locating him.

ORIGINAL —

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Authorities recovered a man’s body from the Warrior River Friday afternoon.

A fisherman found the man’s body around 1 p.m., according to Walker County Coroner Joey Vick, who believes the death to be an accidental drowning.

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office and the Cordova Police Department are working with the coroner’s office to identify the man.

This is a developing story, which will be updated when new information is made available.


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