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Dead body discovered near homes on Governors Drive, Seminole Drive

Huntsville Police said there were no apparent signs of trauma when the body was discovered.

Posted: Aug 21, 2018 4:23 AM
Updated: Aug 21, 2018 1:36 PM

Huntsville Police have identified the man found dead on Governors Drive.

According to officials, 43-year-old Damon Fletcher was found near the corner of Governors drive and Seminole Drive. 

Huntsville Police said a nearby resident discovered the body and called police. They said they saw the man alive earlier in the night. Huntsville Police said a nearby resident discovered the body and called police. They said they saw the man alive earlier in the night.

Investigators said around 3 a.m. they were called when nearby residents made the discovery. 

Crime scene tape was placed around the location of the body as police began investigating.

Officers told WAAY 31 that there are no apparent signs of trauma to the body, like gunshot wounds or stab wounds.

Lt. Micheal Johnson said, they are waiting for a toxicology test. The test could take several months before it is returned. 

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