Covering Elmore County: Body Found in Deatsville

A death investigation is underway in Deatsville.

Officials say they found skeletal remains in what looks like a fort, about a mile off Possum Trot Road. They first received a call after residents complained about a bad smell.

They believe the remains are those of an adult male. The body may have been there for at least 10 months. WSFA 12 News is told foul play is not suspected.