Body of 17-year-old Autauga Co. boy found

Body of 17-year-old Autauga Co. boy found

AUTAUGA CO., AL (WSFA) - Autauga County Sheriff Joe Sedinger says a death investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy was found dead Thursday morning.

His body was discovered by family members he was staying with at a home in the Jones community off County Road 83 in the western part of the county, near the Dallas County line.

Sedinger says an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death.

"We want to find out exactly what happened to this young man," the sheriff said.

No other details were released in the ongoing investigation.

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